What does ostrich meat taste like?


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Ostrich meat tastes very similar to beef. It cooks differently than beef, however, because it has far less fat, according to Ostriches.org.

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Ostrich meat is considered a red meat like beef. It is, in fact, the only red meat that officially meets the American Diabetes Association's approval. Ostrich meat can be grilled or broiled. However it is cooked, though, it should not be prepared above a medium level of doneness. Otherwise it will likely be tough and dried out. It can also be roasted at 425 F or prepared with slow heat at 200-325 F. Ostrich meat is rich in iron.

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