Venison Potjie

Potjie No: 3
Serves: 6
Cooking Time: 4 hours
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1 kg venison, cubed
250 g rindless bacon, chopped
125 ml sunflower oil
4 medium carrots, sliced
2 medium onions, sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
10 ml chopped fresh thyme
500 ml port or dry red wine
6 medium potatoes, sliced


  • Heat the oil in a potjie and sauté the carrots, onions and garlic for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the thyme, meat, bacon and port and simmer, covered, for 3 hours.
  • Add the potatoes and simmer for a further 30 to 45 minutes.
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  1. michael kapp

    19 July 2014 at 10:16

    Kudu pot

  2. MARIO

    27 January 2014 at 16:25

    thank you for the assistance

  3. Thubendran

    5 July 2012 at 21:08

    Lol. I meant “potjie adventures” :))

  4. Thubendran

    5 July 2012 at 21:04

    This is now my favourite website for our potties adventures! I added some ginger when the meat went in. Also tossed in 500ml fresh cream, portobello mushrooms and green beans (for colour) with the potatoes. Accompanied with wild rice, the meal was perfect!

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