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20 December 2006

7 good reasons to switch to ostrich

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.

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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.

Why ostrich meat is considered healthy
Low in cholesterol – Just 0,062g per 100g meat
Low in fat – Less than 2,0 % per 100g meat
Low in kilojoules – Only 387kJ per 100g meat
Rich in protein – A high 20,5% per 100g meat
Rich in iron – A high 3,2mg per 100g meat

If you are a health-conscious red meat lover, who does not like to compromise on taste, KLEIN KAROO ostrich meat is the ideal choice for the weight-conscious as it is low in fat.

The product range
KLEIN KAROO in Oudtshoorn offers a wide range of ostrich meat products prepared from choice cuts. The KLEIN KAROO ostrich vacuum pack range consists of 500g packs of ostrich fillet, steak, mince, goulash, sausage, kebabs and burgers.

Preparing ostrich fillet or steak
Open the vacuum-sealed KLEIN KAROO choice ostrich meat packet and leave to stand for 5 minutes. Separate individual cuts. Baste with olive oil. Heat heavy-based or griddle pan until very hot. If braaiing, the coals should be very hot.


Rare: 2 minutes per side
Medium rare: 3 minutes per side
Medium: 4 minutes per side

Seven good reasons to switch to ostrich:

  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in fat
  • Low in kilojoules
  • Rich in protein
  • Rich in iron
  • Rich in taste Easy to prepare


P O Box 241, Oudtshoorn, 6620, South Africa
Tel: +27 44 203 6212 / 203 6200
Fax: +27 44 203 6213
e-mail: kkmeat@kleinkaroo.com
Website: www.kleinkaroo.com

 
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