This is one of my ALL TIME favourite recipes!
I make it, or variations of it, OFTEN 🙂
BE adventurous and give it a go. For those who cringe at the idea of eating Roo, please do consider it! Many of my clients who were initially skeptical/resistant/grossed out ended up LOVING it and to this day RAVE about the lean, game meat 🙂
Read more information from the links below to possibly overcome any hesitations you may have and learn about the many benefits of this nutritious option.
You will need:
¼ cup balsamic vinegar
1tbs olive oil
1 tsp blueberry jam
500g kangaroo fillets
500g pumpkin, de-seeded, cut into 1cm thick slices
200g green beans, cut into 5cm lengths
200g broccolini, woody ends trimmed
200g baby spinach
¼ fresh plat-leaf parsley leaves
¾ cup fresh blueberries
4 large, or 6 small, bread rolls
1tbs olive oil
2 tbs balsamic vinegar
1 tsp minced chilli
Freshly ground black pepper
Combine garlic, vinegar, oil, jam and kangaroo in a bowl. Set aside for 15-30 minutes to marinate.
To make dressing, combine ingredients; set aside.
Preheat oven to 200oC (400oF).
Place pumpkin on a baking tray lined with non-stick paper and bake for 15 minutes, or until tender.
Cook kangaroo in a non-stick frypan over medium-high heat for 5-8 minutes each side, or until browned and tender.
Remove from heat and allow to rest for 5 minutes.
Blanch beans and broccolini in boiling water for 1 minute.
Slice kangaroo into 1cm thick strips.
Divide beans, broccolini, spinach and parsley among plates.
Top with pumpkin and kangaroo.
Drizzle with dressing.
Sprinkle with blueberries and SAVOUR the SENSATIONAL taste!!!
From: Survival Around the World, AIS cookbook
(Per serve- 4;6)
Energy (kJ): 2245; 1505
Protein (g): 42; 28
Fat (g): 15; 10
Carbohydrate (g): 52; 35
GOOD SOURCE OF IRON AND VITAMIN C 🙂
Nutrition Tip from Bridget Jane:
For a lower carbohydrate and lower kilo-joule intake, omit the bread rolls.
OR for increased nutritional value, select Soy and Linseed rolls- great source of plant-based Omega-3 fatty acids
Kangaroo is an excellent lean red meat option. It is also environmentally friendly. To read more about kangaroo, it benefits and safety, see:
Would LOVE to hear from you once you have tried this!
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