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Frog Leg and Filet Faileo

22 Jan

I love it when a recipe comes together…this however is not one of those times.  I grabbed some frog legs at the store and figured I could do what I always do, experiment in the kitchen and be lucky enough to have it turn out perfect.  What I should have done is look for a recipe ahead of time before I decided to throw those b*tches on the BBQ

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Here is what I started with,

  • 4 pairs of frog legs
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 t coriander and onion powder
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 TB white vinegar
  • 3 beef tenderloin steaks
  • salt and pepper

I mixed all of the ingredients except the meat together in a bag and threw in the frog legs, they marinated in there for about 3ish hours.  I then cooked the delicate meat on the grill for 60-90 seconds per side.  These are prone to getting tough and drying out so don’t leave them on too long.

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Whoever said these things taste like chicken is on drugs…they are not like any chicken I have ever tasted, and I have put some questionable food-like substances in my mouth in the past! If I were to cook frog legs on the grill again, I will marinate for at least 48 hours and glaze them with a vibrant sauce.  They just don’t have any flavor on their own and they really need some things that are not whole30 approved to make them edible(like sugar)! I know why most people batter and deep-fry these little guys.

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Now, here is a little tip for cooking beef tenderloin steaks.  When You pull them out of the package they just do not look pretty and perfectly round like what you get in a restaurant, so tie around the edges with some butcher twine and it will help mold your steak, like beautiful beefy play-doh.  The only thing you need to season these with is salt and coarse ground pepper, anything more would be a crime.  Cook them on the grill for 5-7 minutes a side, and don’t forget to let them rest before serving.

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So there you have it, the worlds best steak and the worlds worst amphibian.  Seriously, those frog legs were friggin gross! I would eat them in a survivalist situation if left with no other options, but I am pretty sure I would eat my cat before trying to catch those slippery little f*ckers….sorry Lyra

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7 Comments

Posted by on January 22, 2013 in Beef, Random, Seafood

 

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7 responses to “Frog Leg and Filet Faileo

  1. fitchick1968

    January 22, 2013 at 4:23 pm

    lol! Frog legs never sounded too appealing to me anyhow. But, that steak looks awesome!

     
    • fitchick1968

      January 22, 2013 at 6:38 pm

      yeah. Kind of bland looking…

       
      • Primal Smoke

        January 23, 2013 at 8:50 am

        They are bland, even with a marinade. I hate wasting food, but I did not feel bad about throwing these out.

         
  2. paleoinpdx

    January 22, 2013 at 5:36 pm

    The steak looks awesome, but I could not stomach frog legs! Even looking at them grosses me out. Cheers to you for trying them, even though they tasted horrible 😉 I’ve never seen frog legs in the store even, but then again, have never looked for them.

     
    • Primal Smoke

      January 23, 2013 at 8:43 am

      I have a latino supermarket near my house, they sell all kinds of interesting meat, they always laugh at me when I ask the fish butcher to clean the guts out of a whole fish, like “haha silly white girl cant gut a fish”

       
  3. PopularPaleo

    January 22, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    Kudos for giving those frog legs a shot! I’m with PaleoinPDX — even looking at them turns my stomach.

     
  4. Noah Matthews

    January 22, 2013 at 8:51 pm

    Awesome post. Got a good laugh out of this.

     

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