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Aug 5, 2009 11:10 AM

Do people eat frog's tongue?

Over a couple of glasses of Remy Martin the other night, some one was regaling us with "tales" of how he used to eat frog's tongue as a young lad.

Just trap and catch the frog's and pull out the tongue and deep-fry 'em, he said.

Trust me, I google'd frog's tongue and came up with the drink, but not the actual organ.

Anyone shed some light on this? Were we being told tall tales ...?

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  1. VoilĂ :

    entrails, the whole frog, spawn, &etc. (I assume that includes tongues)

    1. Take one shot of gullibility
      Shake with 5+ shots of Remy Martin
      Stir with ambiance of the evening
      Serve over belief in fried frog's tongues.

      Garnish with egg on face if desired.


      1. I have eaten frog tongue for many years, my dear father used to deep fry frog tongue, in the small Ohio town that I grew up in, We had the "World Frog Tongue Festival" Ooops. I'm sorry ipsedixit. I was mistaken.It was the Shrimp festival....Sorry.

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        1. re: HotMelly

          Shrimp festival in Ohio? I'd rather believe in frog tongues. Geeked (We called hunting bull frogs at night by flashlight w/ trident spear, frog geeking) some big frogs in my youth, over 24" outstretched, but never ate the tongues, but they were big enough. But snail's tongue wrapped in bat's wing.....

            1. re: meatn3

              that's what i heard growing up. "gig" as in "gag" with an "i".

              1. re: meatn3

                Yes, you are right, gigging, oh what a geek I am!

                1. re: Passadumkeg

                  Perhaps the frogs were the sort wearing pocket protectors?


              2. re: Passadumkeg

                When I was in my early 20s, my BF and I went frog gigging in a CITY PARK in Atlanta! He did the gigging but had me cut the legs off cause I worked at CDC and killed mice regularly (didn't eat mice legs). I'd heard they'd jump around in the frying pan so I insisted we freeze them overnight, thaw and then eat. Oh, the memories of a misspent youth :)

            2. Do you have ANY idea how many frogs tongues it takes to make a decent sized burger patty?

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                1. re: Passadumkeg

                  But that would be soooo tasteless! '-)

              1. If they are as good as duck tongues, I'd sure give them a try!