Exotic Meat Market®
Offers USDA inspected SIRLOIN TIP ROAST of Wild Axis Deer from Molokai Hawaii. Axis
Deer is flavorful and great when cooked whole on the grill or in the smoker.
Many consider Axis Venison to be the
best-tasting venison in the world. Axis Venison has the mildest flavor and most
tender meat of commercially marketed venison and is the most approachable to
restaurant guests who may be afraid to try game meat. The meat is deep red in
color and contains less than 1% fat and therefore can be marketed as fat-free.
By comparison, Fallow Deer & Red Deer have a fat content of 5% - 7%. Axis
Deer meat was judged best tasting wild game meat by the Exotic Wildlife.
The SIRLOIN TIP
ROAST is a portion of the larger round containing three distinct muscles. These
are known to veterinarians as the rectus femoris, vastus lateralis and vastus intermediaries,
or to meat shop customers as the tip center, tip side and tip bottom. All three
are very lean and are visibly separated from each other by seams of connective
tissue. The tip center is the tenderest portion
of the round. It is a slightly flattened oval in cross-section, with a small
seam of connective tissue visible in the middle. This does not need to be
removed, as it will normally melt during cooking. The tip side is oblong, with
a flat bottom and a gently rounded top. It contains no visible fat or
connective tissue. The tip bottom is smaller and irregularly shaped, with a
relatively large quantity of connective tissue visible. The knuckle can be used whole as a large roast
or can be cut up for stew meat or kebabs. If the knuckle is broken down further
into its component muscles, they can be allocated to different purposes. The
tip center makes a tender small roast or can be cut into steaks tender enough
for broiling or grilling. The tip side is also a useful roast and can also be
fabricated into steaks. These are not as tender as tip center steaks and
require tenderizing or marinating. The tip bottom is tough and used for stew
meat or ground meat.