Meat:

Ostrich meat is known as the most healthy red meat.

Its distinct, subtle taste and versatility has made ostrich meat a most sought after menu item by hoteliers, restaurateurs, home cooks and caterers throughout the world. It is high in protein, cholesterol free and low in kilojoules & fat.

See our recipe for how to cook ostrich fillet to perfection.

Ostrich vs Other Meat

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PER 100g RAW, EXTRA-TRIM MEAT

Type of Meat                        Energy Value KJ       Protein (g)          Fat (g)
OSTRICH FILLET                          392 KJ                    21.3 g              0.80 g
BEEF FILLET                                 543 KJ                    19.0 g              5.95 g
PORK FILLET                                498 KJ                    19.5 g              4.50 g
CHICKEN BREAST FILLET           458 KJ                    21.5 g              2.50 g
LAMB STIR-FRY                           619 KJ                    19.0 g               8.00 g

Source: South African Ostrich Business Chamber

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