6 Animals That Taste Differently When Cooked

November 6, 2020

Animals are important to Nigerians in their food. Major source of protein and a nice way to garnish food. That’s why they keep going out of their way to try new animals. If you cook any of these six animals, you’re guaranteed to taste something different, unexpected.

1. Turtles

The person who ate this said that it tastes just like chicken. But he boiled it, I think, while Ayo The Creator’s own is grilled. If it tastes like chicken, does it mean if you grill it, it tastes like grilled chicken and if you fry it, tastes liek fried chicken? And really, if you want chicken, why not just eat chicken?

2. Snakes

This straight up tastes like fish. I heard this from my friends who have eaten it. And when I was in secondary school, a girl brought it as part of her food, cooked with rice and egusi soup. Egusi soup makes things better, apparently.

3. Crocodiles

Ayo The Creator posted a mukbang video where he dismantled this animal with a friend and I can’t stop thinking about it. From what I’ve seen, the meat is tender, almost like chicken, not as tough as what you might expect.

4. Camels

I know people eat and enjoy this. It’s just not my cup of tea. Someone reviewed it by saying it tastes like chewing gum. If you want to be wowed, google camel stew.

5. Cats

Apparently, cat meat is a big deal in Vietnam and some parts of Africa too. The animal is shaved and burned to remove all fur before being cut up and fried with garlic. It is referred to as “little tiger.” Some Nigerians claim it tastes like chicken.

6. Dogs

The advice from someone has eaten this before is to, “try cooking dog meat with our local dry gin (ogogoro).” According to this person, this is when you’ll know what you are missing. “Plese don’t put water, just the gin and enough scent leaves. Now serve it with sweet palm wine. Oh my my my.”

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