~NightChild~ (night_child80) wrote,

  • Mood:

Cooking kangaroo

During our grocery trip to Woolies, we discovered some kangaroo fillets for sale. I wasn't sure about them, but the SO assured that it was very much like beef. That it is significantly cheaper per kg than any other meat was a big plus, so we picked up 2 300gm packs - plain and marinated in herbs and garlic.

Doesn't that look goooooood? (^_-)-☆

The meat is from Macro Meats - Gourmet Game. It's advertised as being more environmentally friendly than ranched meats, such as beef or mutton. Kangaroo meat apparently does not come from a farm, but from culling exercises. I really don't want to get into a debate of the merits and drawbacks of shooting animals to keep overpopulation in check, so we'll leave it at that for now.

The fillets smelt a little stronger than beef, but not in pungency as mutton. And the cut made the muscle look like strips than fillets.

With only 2% of fat, kangaroo should only be cooked to medium rare and no more. It would just get too dry and tough. I slapped them onto the Healthsmart Grill (I love this appliance so much) to cook for a couple of minutes and it turned out really good. We might get more next time we run into it. (^_^)
Tags: food, photo

  • Gmarket Global Haul reveal v2.3

    The seller 더미니스킨 tester samples. I picked up the: Skin79 Super BB Cream Gold (code SS02) x20pc. Skin79 has 2 very popular blemish balms…

  • Queensland Gallery of Modern Art: 21st century

    Pascale Marthine Tayou's Plastic bags We went to the 21st Century exhibition last weekend. It was so busy with familes out exploring the various…

  • Tempeh

    In last week's Food Connect order, I thought to try out the tempeh. "What the hell is 'tempeh'?" you ask? Tempeh is a naturally fermented soy bean…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.