“One of my Cousins, Duane, and my Great Auntie Elsa used to have an ostrich ranch here in Alberta, Canada. I had ostrich on more than 1 occasion and really enjoyed it, but people just couldn't grasp eating this exotic bird so the ranch is no longer. I dug for this Australian recipe and I really hope that you enjoy it. Ostrich is a red meat that is very low in fat (lower than white chicken meat I've been told) but high in a flavour that is not "strange" or gamey at all. You can substitute a beef roast because I know many people might have a hard time finding ostrich. Enjoy!”
4hrs 10mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 250°F Place the meat in a shallow roasting pan. Spread the garlic evenly over the meat and then sprinkle with pepper. Separate the onion slices into rings and arrange over the meat; add water to the pan.
  2. Cover the roast with heavy duty foil or a roasting pan lid; Roast for 2 hours.
  3. Turn over the meat and stir the onions into the jus. Cover and roast for 1-2 hours more or until fork tender, spooning the jus over the meat every 15 - 30 minutes. Transfer the roast to a cutting board, cover with foil and allow to stand for 10 minutes.
  4. Carve the meat thinly against the grain and serve with the juices from the roasting.

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