Kangaroo Burgers!

Have y’all ever tried kangaroo? I hadn’t yet, and saw a package of ground kangaroo from one of my favorite grocery stores, Sprouts.

I had to try it!

A one pound package contains:

  • about 440 calories
  • about 110 grams of protein
  • about 4 grams of fat
  • about 4 grams of carbohydrates

For a pound!!!! What a healthy, lean, delicious protein source!

IMG_20151012_124154

So how did I prepare this? I made burgers!

1 pound kangaroo meat
1 tsp dried minced onion
1 tsp artisan salt

Mix all the ingredients in a bowl with your hands.
Form into 2-3 burger patties.
Grill on each side for 5-7 minutes, depending how well you like them done.
Let the burgers sit to the side for a few minutes before eating.

I cooked mine to about a medium.

OK, so how do they taste?

YUMMY!

They are very lean, so you’re not going to get that satisfying greasy burger taste in your mouth. Many people might think that kangaroo meat will taste game-y. I wouldn’t agree with that. I would describe it like a leaner, wilder burger. HA! You definitely don’t want to overcook it, as it will easily dry out with such a low fat content.

Maybe you can try something new this week and give kangaroo meat a whirl, I’m glad I did!