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How do you prepare ratites?

Ratite meat is best when lightly grilled, pan fried, or roasted. Be careful not to overcook because the low fat content may make the meat tough. Cook ratite to an internal temperature of 145F (medium rare) to 160F (medium). Always cook ground meat to 160F.




Shannon Crosby, Dietetic Intern, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services







Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009



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