Slow-Roasted Venison Shoulder Tacos Recipe

Slow cooked to perfection, this venison shoulder tacos recipe is leaner than beef tacos and equally satisfying

By: Scott Leysath, “The Sporting Chef”

Slow Roasted Venison Tacos Recipe

Use corn tortillas in this Slow-Roasted Venison Shoulder Tacos Recipe for a gluten-free option. (Photo courtesy of “The Sporting Chef”)

Yield: 8 tacos
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 4-8 hours


  • 1 pound venison shoulder, cubed
  • Southwestern seasoning (recommended: Hi Mountain Fajita Seasoning)
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • Cilantro leaves, to taste
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 8 corn or flour tortillas


1. Rub the southwestern seasoning all over the venison shoulder and place meat in the bottom of your slow cooker. Cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.

2. Once the meat is cooked through and tender, scoop venison onto tortillas with a slotted spoon. Top with chopped sweet onion, cilantro leaves and a big squeeze of lime. Pop the cap off your favorite frothy beverage and enjoy!