Raspberry Chipotle Carved Axis Sliders

Looking for a great recipe for the Axis you recently harvested? Look no further! This recipe will help you turn your fresh axis meat into some delicious sliders even the pickiest eaters will love. The best part is, you can put the large chunk of wild game on the ASF 1080 Sirloin Pellet Grill and forget about it for 3 hours. This is no brainer cooking at it’s finest!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 3.5 hours


1 whole axis shoulder (bone in)

36 ounces Raspberry Chipotle BBQ sauce 


Sweet Hawaiian slider buns

 Raspberry Chipotle Carved Axis Sliders

Step 1 - Turn on the pellet grill and set it to 225 degrees.

Step 2 - Season all sides of the axis shoulder.

axis shoulder

Step 3 - Place on grill and close lid. Cook for 3 hours.

axis shoulder, asf pellet grill

Step 4 - After cooking if for 3 hours, generously sauce the shoulder and wrap it tightly in foil. Crank the temperature up to 350 degrees on the pellet grill and cook shoulder for 30 more minutes.

Step 5 - Remove shoulder from the grill. Unwrap the axis shoulder and carve it.

Step 6 - Put several pieces of carved shoulder meat onto your Hawaiian slider buns. Add sauce or other toppings of your choice, and devour.

Contribution by Nate Skinner