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Sep 17, 2009 10:31 PM

In Search Of Snail Advice Or Recipes

My question? What do I do with these snails in my freezer? As you may see in the picture, it’s a frozen block of “Cooked Apple Snail Meat.” I bought them a couple months back and I still haven’t figured out what I want to do with them. But I’m really ready to eat them.

I know, I could go the whole butter and garlic routine, but I wanna do something different. And the fact that these come from Vietnam, I’d like to something more Asian. Soup or noodles perhaps. A casserole sounds good, but I wouldn’t know where to start. But I do have a five-year old to please. She’s pretty open minded, but I can’t do anything too spicy or alien. Anything with mushrooms? Besides stuffing them?

So, any ideas? While I’ve eaten snails, I’ve never cooked them. So any advice is welcome. But I’d like to find something nice, quick, rich and easy. Or at least something I can get together in an hour. I have a decent stock of spices and condiments in stock and go out to Elmhurst for my Asian goods a couple times a month.

Any suggestions, or tips or recipes would be greatly appreciated.


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  1. I remembered finding this when I was trying to 'dispose' of a huge container of live snails one of my SO's relatives dropped off.