Crown Roast of Lamb is something that my family must have at least every holidays. I made one for Christmas and it was so good and everyone liked it. My recipe for lamb roast might be simple, but it I can say that you will never regret making it. The most complex part in making your […]
Sinampalukang Kambing is a sour soup made from goat meat and unripe tamarind. This is similar to sinigang and is a perfect dish to consume during cold weather.This Sinampalukang Kambing recipe makes use of goat meat, although traditional versions use the head of the goat and its feet. Food should not go to waste, and […]
Kalderetang Kambing is the Filipino version of Goat Stew. This delicious dish is prepared using chevon (goat meat), tomato sauce, some vegetables, and liver spread. The use of liver spread makes kaldereta different from other tomato based stews. Have you tried eating goat before? I cannot blame you if you have no reaction or if […]
Grilled Lamb Chops is a quick and simple way to prepare lamb chops for lunch. We will be using fresh ingredients that can be bought in your local grocery store. The key to this recipe is the marinade. Make sure that the meat absorbs the marinade before you start to grill. In order to do […]
Adobong Kambing is goat dish wherein goat meat is tenderized and cooked using the popular Filipino Adobo style. Soy sauce and vinegar are the core components of adobo; this means that any meat or seafood can be cooked using this style as long as the core ingredients are present.
This goat dish, in particular, is often consumed as an appetizer or “pulutan”. In the Philippines, there are specialty restaurants or eateries called “kambingan” that specialize mainly in goat dishes.
Goat meat is not for everyone; there are people who do not want goat meat because of its overpowering smell. Removal of the unwanted odor still remains to be the toughest challenge when preparing goat dishes. However, there are some proven techniques that we can apply to lessen (if not neutralize) the strong odor.
As detailed in this post, boiling the meat with ginger and onions helps lessen the odor of goat meat. You may also soak the meat in vinegar before cooking as shown in the Kalderetang Kambing post.
Do you like eating goat meat? What techniques do you apply in removing the strong odor of the meat?
Try this Adobong Kambing recipe and let me know what you think.
Kalderetang Kambing is goat meat stewed in tomato sauce. The adult goat meat, Chevon, is commonly used for this dish. The meat is sautéed with garlic, onions, and tomatoes then stewed in tomato sauce until it becomes tender.
Preparing goat meat requires some extra procedures compared to beef or pork. Since goat meat is gamey, a common practice to eliminate the odor and gamey flavor is to marinate it in vinegar, salt, and ground black pepper mixture for an hour or two before cooking.
Compared to the other Kaldereta dishes (sometimes spelled as Caldereta), Kalderetang Kambing is considered more special. It is commonly served in special occasions such as town fiestas and birthday parties (usually for grown-ups). It also goes well as an appetizer (pulutan) and is best when beer is around.
Try this Kalderetang Kambing recipe.