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Swedish Reindeer Stew

A classic stew from Norrbotten, in northern Sweden.

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Reindeer Stew / Renskavsgryta

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Serves 6

INGREDIENTS:

½ pounds slices of Reindeer meat (can be found frozen if not fresh)

1 yellow onion, chopped

1/4 pound chanterelle mushrooms

1 cup cream

5 crushed dried juniper berries

5 tablespoons blackcurrant jelly

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

two tablespoons chopped fresh parsley for serving

Boiled potatoes or rice, for serving

PREPARATIONS:

Fry the onion in butter with the meat. If the chanterelles are damp dry them in a pan over medium heat first. Then add the butter to the mushrooms and fry them for 5 minutes, then add them to the meat. Salt and pepper.

Pour in cream, juniper berries and jelly.

Decorate with chopped parsley.

Serve with boiled potatoes or rice and raw stirred lingonberries.