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Pulled Bison Sliders Three Ways 

Ingredients

 

Pulled Bison:

  • 3 pkgs - 1 1/2 lb (700 g) Noble Premium Bison Steak Cubes

  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) canola oil

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh thyme

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh rosemary

  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) beef stock

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) tomato sauce

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) Worcestershire sauce

  • 12 slider buns, split

 

Sliders with Caramelized Onion & Gorgonzola:

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) mayonnaise 

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) horseradish

  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) lemon juice

  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) packed arugula

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) prepared caramelized onions

  • 4 oz (125 g) blue cheese, cut into 4 slices

 

Sliders with Kimchi & Bacon:

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) mayonnaise

  • 2 tsp (10 mL) gochujang sauce

  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and halved

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped kimchi

  • 12 thin slices cucumber 

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) toasted sesame seeds

 

Sliders with Mango Chutney & Yogurt Sauce:

  • 1/2 mango, diced

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) golden raisins

  • 4 tsp (20 mL) granulated sugar

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) cider vinegar

  • 1 shallot, diced

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp (5 mL) minced fresh ginger

  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) mustard seeds

  • 2 cardamom pods

  • 1 whole clove

  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) crushed coriander seeds and cumin seeds

  • Pinch red chili flakes

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) full-fat Greek yogurt

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh mint

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) finely chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lime juice 

  • Pinch each salt and pepper

  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) spinach

 

PREP TIME: 45 min | COOK TIME: 3 hours TOTAL TIME: 3 hours 45 min MAKES: 12

Bursting with a medley of flavours, these Noble Premium Bison sliders make an impressive appetizer or dinner main that will please any guest at your table.  

Directions

  1. Pulled Bison: Pat bison dry with paper towel; season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in high-sided skillet set over medium heat; cook bison for 5 to 8 minutes or until browned all over. Transfer to plate. Stir onion, garlic, thyme and rosemary into skillet; cook for 3 to 5 minutesor until slightly softened. Pour in stock, tomato sauce and Worcestershire sauce; bring to boil. Return bison to pan; reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and cook for 2 1/2 to 3 hours or until very tender. 

  2. Transfer bison to large bowl; let rest for 10 minutes. Shred bison using two forks. Toss with some of the cooking juices. Return to skillet; keep warm.

  3. Sliders with Caramelized Onion & Gorgonzola: Stir together mayonnaise, horseradish, lemon juice and mustard; spread over 4 slider buns. Top with arugula. Divide one-third of the pulled bison among buns; top with caramelized onions and blue cheese.

  4. Sliders with Kimchi & Bacon: Stir together mayonnaise and gochujang. Spread over 4 slider buns. Divide one-third of the pulled bison among buns; top with bacon, kimchi, cucumber and sesame seeds. 

  5. Sliders with Mango Chutney & Yogurt Sauce: In saucepan set over medium-high heat, combine mango, raisins, sugar, vinegar, shallot, garlic, ginger, mustard seeds, cardamom pods, clove, crushed coriander, cumin and chili flakes; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium; cook, stirring frequently to prevent scorching, for 10 to 15 minutesor until thickened. Let cool completely. 

  6. Stir together yogurt, mint, cilantro, lime juice, salt and pepper. Spread chutney over 4 slider buns. Top with spinach. Divide remaining pulled bison and yogurt sauce among buns.

 

Tips

  • To make caramelized onions, cook 1 large onion in 4 tsp butter with a pinch of salt and sugar in a saucepan set over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden brown.