These Air Fryer Steak Bites with marinated venison tenderloin are the perfect quick and easy steak recipe that’s bursting with flavor. Whether you’re hosting a game day party or planning a steak dinner for the whole family, these appetizers will leave everyone craving for more.
❤️ Why you’ll love it
- Juicy steak bites: This recipe ensures the most succulent air fryer steak bites that are bursting with flavor.
- Low carb recipe: With only 10 net carbs per serving, this is a fantastic low carb keto air fryer recipe that guarantees tender morsels of steak perfection that will melt in your mouth.
- Simple ingredients: The marinade used in this steak tips recipe works wonders for both venison and beef steak.
As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.
- Venison tenderloin or venison steak, or beef cubes of top sirloin, or New York strip steaks (any of these or a combination)
- Honey (this is my go-to brand)
- Worcestershire Sauce
- Vanilla Extract
- Ground Cumin
- Hickory Flavored Liquid Smoke
- Olive Oil
- Minced Onion (dried)
- Garlic Powder
- Balsamic Vinegar
- In a mixing bowl, combine the honey, Worcestershire sauce, vanilla, cumin, liquid smoke, olive oil, minced onion, garlic powder, and balsamic vinegar. Use a hand whisk to thoroughly incorporate the ingredients.
- Place the steak bites in a gallon-sized plastic bag and pour the marinade over the meat. Seal the bag and ensure the meat is completely coated with the marinade. Let the venison marinate for up to 1 hour.
- Remove the steak pieces from the marinade and arrange them in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Discard the marinade.
- Cook the steak bites at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or until they reach your desired level of doneness.
- Air Fryer (this is an excellent one)
- Gallon-sized storage bag
- Hand whisk
You can store any leftover steak bites in the fridge for up to 3 days.
- Substitute beef steak for the venison. Sirloin, ribeye, or tri-tip are good choices.
- Convert this into a keto recipe by omitting the honey and using a sugar-free sweetener instead.
- Use regular liquid smoke instead of hickory.
- Replace minced onion with 1 teaspoon of onion powder.
- Swap Worcestershire sauce with steak sauce or soy sauce.
- Enhance the meaty flavor by tossing the cooked steak bites with sautéed mushrooms.
- Skip the marinade and season the meat with salt, pepper, or steak seasoning. Toss with your favorite barbecue sauce before serving.
💭 Top Tips
- Before cooking, ensure you remove any silver skin from the venison tenderloin to avoid any gamey taste.
- The cooking time for the venison may vary depending on the air fryer brand. Always refer to your operating guide for the best results.
🍽 Serve with…
Pair these easy air fryer steak bites with a side salad or roasted asparagus. For a complete meal, serve them alongside Mashed Cauliflower with Garlic and Chives.
Are you new to using an air fryer? If so, check out my post on How To Use an Air Fryer to learn about the best air fryer to buy, cooking tips, cleaning advice, and more!
Remember to leave a comment below and let me know what you think of this recipe. Don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @honeybunchhunts or use the hashtag #honeybunchhunts to share your mouthwatering photos!
If you loved this recipe, please leave a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ rating.
Unfortunately, the original article doesn’t contain a recipe.
Tips and Substitutions
Unfortunately, the original article doesn’t contain any tips and substitutions.
Unfortunately, the original article doesn’t contain any reviews.