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    Kangaroo! Anybody eat it?

    Here is a photo of the Kid's latest meal. Roast of Kangaroo!

    Looks to be cooked medium or medium rare. I don't know if it sounds all that good to me, but he is trying to eat everything he can while he is in Australia.

    I'm starting to wonder if he is there to learn how to cook or build roads and bridges?

    What can anybody tell me about kangaroo meat.


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    Probably tastes like chicken.

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    Very good taste. Very similar to beef. Is usually pretty lean, quite tender and has a strong flavor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BuffSurveyor View Post
    Here is a photo of the Kid's latest meal. Roast of Kangaroo!

    Looks to be cooked medium or medium rare. I don't know if it sounds all that good to me, but he is trying to eat everything he can while he is in Australia.

    I'm starting to wonder if he is there to learn how to cook or build roads and bridges?

    What can anybody tell me about kangaroo meat.


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    Looks like a rolled venison roast.

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    I have aussies right next to me..they said if cooked right its very good. Alot like beef but with a gamey flavor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Will.I.Am Husker View Post
    I have aussies right next to me..they said if cooked right its very good. Alot like beef but with a gamey flavor.
    Seems to me it might taste like a buffalo roast. Lean, tender and good for you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BuffSurveyor View Post
    Seems to me it might taste like a buffalo roast. Lean, tender and good for you.
    Seems to me it would be like squirrel, but with bigger cuts.
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    Really, really good. That looks perfect and makes me jealous. My recollection is texturally like a filet mignon with a 'wild' twang.

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    Like I said before, it is quite tasty ........and its high in protein too.
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    I'm carnivore as it gets...but Kangaroo is one I won't touch...they're a national symbol (not sure if it's an official designation or not-might be koala) and that'd be adkin to us eating our bald eagles...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskers57 View Post
    I'm carnivore as it gets...but Kangaroo is one I won't touch...they're a national symbol (not sure if it's an official designation or not-might be koala) and that'd be adkin to us eating our bald eagles...
    Kangaroos are the National Animal of Australia.
    From what I understand the Eastern Grey Kangaroo is the one for dinner in Australia. They breed like rabbits and have to be thinned, so they just eat them.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Grey_Kangaroo

    Now on the flip side, the Red Kangaroo (Macropus rufus) is the sacred cow of the Australian people. In other words: Thou shalt not eat Red Kangaroo! For you Husker fans going to Australia it's easy to remember which can be eaten. Red is regarded as being sacred there too! That's why I like to eat a nice brown Buffalo.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationa...s_of_Australia

    The way I look at it: It's bad to eat the American Bald Eagle, but it is fine to eat a Turkey.

    Does anyone know what kind of wine goes best with Kangaroo?
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    Quote Originally Posted by BuffSurveyor View Post
    Kangaroos are the National Animal of Australia.
    From what I understand the Eastern Grey Kangaroo is the one for dinner in Australia. They breed like rabbits and have to be thinned, so they just eat them.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Grey_Kangaroo

    Now on the flip side, the Red Kangaroo (Macropus rufus) is the sacred cow of the Australian people. In other words: Thou shalt not eat Red Kangaroo! For you Husker fans going to Australia it's easy to remember which can be eaten. Red is regarded as being sacred there too! That's why I like to eat a nice brown Buffalo.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationa...s_of_Australia

    The way I look at it: It's bad to eat the American Bald Eagle, but it is fine to eat a Turkey.

    Does anyone know what kind of wine goes best with Kangaroo?
    Probably some kind of shiraz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskers57 View Post
    I'm carnivore as it gets...but Kangaroo is one I won't touch...they're a national symbol (not sure if it's an official designation or not-might be koala) and that'd be adkin to us eating our bald eagles...


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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskers57 View Post
    Probably some kind of shiraz.

    Actually, you can check out Yellow Tail wines (they have a kangaroo on the bottle) and they recommend a shiraz-cabernet blend.
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