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 145°F (medium rare) to 160°F (medium). Always cook ground meat to 160°F.
Shannon Crosby, Dietetic Intern,
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009