Ostrich Meat from Ostrich Land Ontario – Savoury and Delicious!
The delicious taste of ostrich meat makes it the perfect pick for dinner any day. Though being a bird, ostrich meat tastes more like beef than chicken. You can grill it, fry it, steam it; this meat will taste perfect in any form.
Ostrich Steaks – Red meat from a bird?
Ostrich meat doesn’t taste like other birds. It’s meat is red like venison and the taste is similar to prime beef. Others say it tastes like veal. You have to try it for yourself and come to your own conclusions. We would like to hear what you have to say about the taste of ostrich.
Ostrich is even lower in calories, cholesterol and fat than skinless chicken and turkey, while remaining high in iron and protein.
The Diabetes Association approves and recommends ostrich as a leading source of protein It has also been approved by the American and British Heart Associations.
What’s more, due to ostrich’s ideal pH balance, the meat does not attract harmful bacteria like E.coli or salmonella. Tasty and healthy!
Seven good reasons to switch to ostrich:
Low in cholesterol
Low in fat
Low in kilojoules
Rich in protein
Rich in iron
Rich in taste Easy to prepare
The meat is very easy to prepare
Never cook ostrich more than to medium. It should be red in the center when you cut into it. Use low temperature and moisture when roasting. Ideal internal temperature when a roast is ready is 160 ° F. Ostrich meat has no bones and no shrinkage. We suggest that you brown both sides over high heat (broil, fry, BBQ) and then continue cooking over lower heat until you get it the way you like it. (Rare to Medium recommended).
Most ground meats recipes advise you to drain the fat when sautéing ground meat, but ostrich ground meat is so lean there is no fat to drain. Ground ostrich meat can be used in any recipe calling for beef. Make chilli, spaghetti sauce, delicious lasagna, or use it for any casserole.
This meat is not only beneficial for health, but it is also an environment-friendly source of protein. These farm-raised birds do not need much space. They produce less methane as compared to cows and other animals. They also consume less food and water than other poultry or farm animals.