Goat meat is savoury and less sweet than beef but slightly sweeter than lamb. It is naturally lean, very nutritious and can be prepared in a variety of ways, such as stewed, curried, baked, grilled, barbecued, minced, canned, fried, or made into sausage. Due to the lower fat content, it is recommended that it is cooked a little slower, on low heat to avoid dryness. It is rich in vitamins, iron, calcium, zinc and selenium.
It is known that goat meat contains less cholesterol than beef or lamb, so it can be enjoyed, in moderation and at their doctor's advice, by those who are watching their cholesterol levels.
The goat meat industry is growing rapidly with many people becoming more aware of its health benefits and versatility when cooked with other ingredients such as vegetables or spices.
Also, goat meat is often described as having a "velvety" texture which makes it ideal for slow cooking in casseroles or curries.
Goat meat has been used for centuries in many cultures around the world including Asia, Africa and Europe where it was traditionally eaten during festivals. The meat is a delicacy in many parts of the world and is consumed in many countries. Goat meat can be used in many ways and prepared in numerous recipes.
A tiny farm can raise and sell more goats than a large one can cows or pigs, so smaller operations can be more profitable. Goat meat is a great choice for environmentally-conscious shoppers.
- Mediterranean herbs such as oregano and marjoram go wonderful with goat meat and for a more traditional flavour mint and rosemary are the perfect choice.
- Goat meat can be cooked using different methods, from grilling to simmering to braising.
- Goat meat is a great alternative for those who don’t consume beef or pork.
Goat meat is a versatile ingredient. It can be used in a number of dishes and it can be prepared in many different ways. The meat can be cooked on the grill, baked in the oven or fried in a pan.
One of the best ways to cook goat meat is by mixing it with other ingredients such as tomatoes, garlic cloves, onion, etc., to make an easy dish called "goat curry."
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- Do not refreeze once thawed
Once thawed, use within 24 hours
Recipe for Goat Curry
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 10 garlic cloves
- 100g ginger, chopped
- 100ml vegetable oil
- 2 scotch bonnet peppers, chopped
- a small handful of curry leaves
- 3 thyme sprigs
- 4 tbsp mild curry powder
- 700g goat meat, diced
- 400g can of chopped tomato
- 300ml lamb or beef stock
- 410g can pinto, kidney or black-eyed beans
- juice ½ lemon
- small bunch of coriander, chopped
- warmed roti(Jamaican flatbread)
Place the onion, garlic and ginger in a food processor and blend to a purée. Heat the oil in a large flameproof casserole dish, add the onion mixture and cook for 5 mins until softened. Add the chillies, curry leaves, thyme, curry powder and 2 tsp salt. Cook for 2-3 mins until fragrant.
Tip the goat into the pan. Cook for 5 mins over medium-high heat until the meat has browned. Add the chopped tomatoes and stock. Increase the heat, bring to a boil and cook for 10 mins. Reduce heat, cover and leave to simmer gently for 2½ hrs – remove the lid for the final 30 mins of cooking.
Add the beans to heat through, plus more chilli if you want it spicier. After the beans are thoroughly cooked, remove from the heat. Add the lemon juice and coriander and stir well. Serve with warmed roti and rice.
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Goat meat is often used in Chinese and Indian cuisine (it’s also a major part of Lebanese cuisine). Goat meat is low in fat and cholesterol, making it an ideal choice for anyone looking to cut down on the fat in their diet. It is also a good source of protein, iron and vitamin B12.
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Did you know?
Goat meat is leaner and lower in cholesterol compared to beef. Goat meat is also easier to digest compared to beef, because it is higher in protein. About 70% of the world's population is accustomed to goat meat and consumes it on a regular basis. Many people prefer goat meat to all other red meats.
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