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A photo of a serving bolw filled with moose meat and red, yellow and green peppers

Honey-garlic Moose

Used with permission from the Aboriginal Nutrition Network and Dietitians of Canada. Some adaptations have been made to the original recipe.

Recipe by Liz Boyer – Liz loves cooking and offers a sit-down, family supper every Sunday. Her family’s favourite recipe is honey garlic moose with wild rice and corn. Liz is from Batchewana First Nation.


Honey-garlic Moose


  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) vegetable oil
  • 2 lbs (1 kg) moose meat, well-trimmed of sinew and cut into slices
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1 large green pepper, sliced
  • 1 small red pepper, sliced
  • 1 small yellow pepper sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely diced
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) honey
  • Season with pepper to taste


  • In a large frying pan, fry the onions on medium heat until soft. Stir frequently.
  • Remove from the pan.

In the same pan, fry the moose meat and garlic until the moose meat is browned on all sides.

  • Add in the cooked onions and peppers.
  • Continue cooking until the peppers have reached the level of preferred crispness.
  • Stir in the honey and turn off the heat. Taste the sauce and add more honey if necessary. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 155 KCal
  • Protein: 22.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.3 g
  • Fibre: 0.8 g
  • Total Fat: 2.9 g
  • Sodium: 67 mg
  • Phosphorus: 177.60 mg
  • Potassium: 405.85 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 10

Serving size: 157 g

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

3 protein choices
1 vegetable choice

What is one exchange?
  • 1 Protein Choice = 1oz of meat or 7g of dietary protein
  • 1 Starch Choice = about 15g of carbohydrates
  • 1 Fruit or Vegetable Choice = ½ cup
  • 1 Milk Choice = ½ cup