Smoked & Grilled Venison Burgers


  • 500 g (1 lb) ground venison (or substitute any ground meat)
  • 1 medium size fine chopped onion
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) salt
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp) mustard
  • Pepper to taste1
  • 1 Egg


  1. Beat the egg in a large glass bowl until smooth.
  2. Add the meat, salt, and onions.
  3. Mix together until it is blended very well.
  4. Place in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours allowing the meat to set up.
  5. Remove from refrigerator and hand form 5 to 6 evenly sized hamburger patties.
  6. Place on greased Bradley Smoker racks and sprinkle with pepper to taste.

Smoking Method

  1. Preheat the Bradley Smoker to 90°C (200°F).
  2. Using Hickory flavor bisquettes, place racks of patties in the Bradley Smoker and cook/smoke for 1/4 to 1/2 of an hour.
  3. Remove from the Bradley Smoker and place on hot grill to finish cooking.


For further flavor delights:

  • Smoke onion slices and mushrooms along side the burgers
  • Garnish with cheddar or monterey jack cheese, bacon if desired and your favourite hamburger condiments, such as tomatoes or lettuce.
  • Serve inside big crusty hamburger buns or slabs of grilled garlic bread. This will be your tastiest, juiciest game burger ever