In today’s health-conscious world ostrich meat has become part of a balanced diet and allows the meat lover the pleasure of a great steak or fillet in the full knowledge that it is, in fact, a healthy choice. The health properties and versatility of KLEIN KAROO ostrich meat makes it the ideal choice for home cooks and chefs when preparing great – tasting, nutritious meals every day of the week.
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.
Ostrich Meat is:
- Lower in calories
- Lower in saturated fats
- Lower cholesterol than even chicken
- It boasts on average only a 0.5% fat and 21% protein content
These proven qualities make ostrich meat the ideal meat for today’s global trend towards lighter cooking and healthier eating.
From a nutritional point of view Ostrich Meat has a much lower fat count than chicken, beef, lamb or pork. Its distinct, subtle taste and versatility makes it sought after by hoteliers, restaurateurs, home cooks and caterers around the globe.
A nutritional comparison of cooked lean meat from various animals (Eversole, 1996)
|Chicken||Whole, no skin||26.9||7.4||190||1.2||89|
|Turkey||Whole, no skin||29.3||5||170||1.8||70|