Kangaroo tataki

IMG_7565

I don’t think kangaroos roam freely in Japan, and yet I found a helping of kangaroo on the menu at “Rice and Circus” in Tokyo. Having never eaten kangaroo before, I jumped at the opportunity. It was served as tataki, meaning it was seared very quickly, and then thinly sliced. A mix of carpaccio and rare steak.

I was a bit apprehensive as I had heard kangaroo can be quite tough when cooked incorrectly, but because the meat was so rare, there was nothing to worry about. It was as tender as can be. Even though I couldn’t make out any big distinction between this and any other steak, I did like the kangaroo tataki a lot. I hope to try out a bigger piece of roo next time.

Fear Factor – 2 / Taste Test – 8

Advertisements

One thought on “Kangaroo tataki

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s