Wild Boar Frenched Saddle Chops
20 Chops, Approx. 10lbs Total
Please allow an additional 2 days before order will be shipped.
Wild boar saddle chops are cut from the rack, offering some of the best meat on the whole boar. Each chop has a single protruding bone that has been Frenched (cleaned of surface meat & membranes) for presentation. Saddle chops are perfect for grilling, searing, broiling, pan-roasting or cooking sous vide.
Food & Wine Magazine has called our wild boar “the ultimate sustainable meat” – read the full article. Unlike much of the wild boar on the market, ours isn’t farm-raised—it’s truly wild, trapped in the Texas Hill Country.
Wild-caught wild boar has a distinct game flavor that farm-raised Wild Boar simply cannot match. Although similar to domestic pork and farm-raised Wild Boar, wild Wild Boar has a deeper color, leaner texture, tighter grain, and bolder taste.
Store wild boar saddle chops in your freezer until you’re ready to use them, then thaw as many packs as you need.
RECIPES & TIPS
Wild boar chops are best cooked quickly over high heat – seared, grilled, broiled, or pan-roasted. They can also be cooked sous vide.
Brining Tutorial & Basic Brine Recipe - Before cooking wild boar, consider brining it for an extra flavorful and moist finished dish.
The nuanced taste of wild boar meat pairs well with rich, fruity flavors like red wine, prunes, brandy, and apples. Herbs and spices frequently used with wild boar include rosemary, cloves, thyme, and juniper berries.
Recommended Cooking Temps:
The USDA recommends that all wild-caught game meat be cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees.