• Stories
  • Deer Processing - How to Cut Knuckle Roasts

Deer Processing - How to Cut Knuckle Roasts

Deer Processing - How to Cut Knuckle Roasts
February 12, 2021

Wild game chef, Jeremiah Doughty, gives us a demonstration on how the cut the venison knuckle roast to get the most meat from the deer. The deer knuckle is a cut of meat from the hind leg of the deer that is perfect for roasts or deer steaks. 

Scroll below for more deer processing videos and wild game recipes (including our best venison recipes).

Processing Venison Knuckle Roast

Jeremiah: Here is where we are going to have the knuckle roast. A lot of guys leave a lot of the knuckle roast meat.
processing deer knuckle roast

Jeremiah: You're gonna come just like you did the ball roast and come right in to that bone as well.

Jeremiah: And follow it around to the bone over on the other side.

Jeremiah: That's the knuckle roast.

Jeremiah: Then I'm going to come in here and trim up all this and utilize all this for ground. There's a bunch of meat in here we can take.

Join GoWild to learn more about processing wild game, share recipes, get tips on hunting strategies and learn what gear most outdoorsmen and women are using. Join GoWild

More deer processing video demos from Jeremiah Doughty:

VIDEO: How to Remove Venison Shanks
VIDEO: How to Remove the Hidden Tenderloin from a Deer Leg


More wild game recipes (including our best venison recipes): 

RECIPE: Gameburger Helper
RECIPE: Braised Venison Shanks
RECIPE: Coffee Crusted Venison Steaks + Cowboy Coffee Rub
RECIPE: Smoked Venison Chili
RECIPE: Seared Venison Steaks in a Cilantro, Lime, Jalapeno Sauce
RECIPE: Spicy Teriyaki & Sriracha Glazed Venison Meatballs
RECIPE: Black Bear Burger with Blueberry BBQ Sauce

We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience. By continuing to use our site, you accept our use of cookies, Privacy Policy, and Terms of Use.