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Cooking goat for the first time: Any tips?

DishyDiva | Jan 17, 2009 12:14 PM

Calling all "goat" experts!

There was a special on goat at the market today, so I bought some breast, cut-up into chunks for stewing. The meat is frozen. Though I'm not sure, it appears that the skin (is that what you call it?) is still on.

I've never prepared goat before. It's been a over a decade since I've had goat and can't remember if it has any strong odours or flavours.
If so, would soaking the meat in milk (a la lamb) diffuse the gaminess?

Should I remove and discard the skin?

Also, the meat looks very lean, so I'm guessing that the best way to prepare it is to treat it like tough cuts of meat by stewing. If I do this, should I simmer it on low heat or use the pressure cooker?

Any other tips related to preparing goat would be most appreciated.

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