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camel and goat meat [Moved from Midwest Board]

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Hi,

I've been intrigued by the signs for exotic meats like camel and goat outside of local Halal butcher shops. I'd love to try them, but I'd like to have a sense of what I'm getting and how to use it before I plunk down my money. For those of you who have tried either one of them, what do they taste like? And how are they best prepared? Thanks!

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  1. Yeah. No camels up north here, but goat is a good meat experience - i like it.Close to Venison. Look for West indian recipes. I'm curious about llama, alpaca, emu and ostrich. Never tried those - any reports?

    1. In India, when a menu says "mutton", it is often goat. It makes a nice curry--also had a braised baby goat in Greece that was delicious. It's sometimes available in Mexican restaurants in South Texas as cabrito.