Goat meat is lean, rich in iron and low on colesterol. It contains less calories than beef, pork, lamb or even chicken. Eat more goat.
Goat is one of the most popular and frequently eaten meats on the planet, but in many parts of the western world it can be hard to come by. This ought to change. Important to know the next time you lay your hands on some goat:
Goat is not lamb
Goats don't build up fat reserves in the same way as, for example, lamb. Therefore the meat contains less calories than beef, pork, lamb and even chicken.
Don't try to treat goat like it's lamb. It is tougher and it is not tasty with a pink core. The lean meat needs to be subjected to humid heat for a long time to become tender and tasty. This applies to all cuts.
Only very young animals – kids that have suckled and had little time to eat grass – can be treated like lamb. Aim for an inner temperature of 58°C. Learn more:Everything about cooking goat