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Barbecued Bear


  • 1 (2- to 3-pound) bear roast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup water


  1. Place roast in small roaster. Season with salt, pepper and garlic.
  2. Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour or until well done.
  3. Slice into thin slices.
  4. Mix 1 teaspoon salt, brown sugar, paprika, dry mustard, chili powder, cayenne pepper, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, tomato juice, ketchup and water in heavy skillet. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add slices of bear roast to barbecue sauce. Simmer for 1 hour or until meat is tender.

6 to 8 servings

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