BBQ Emu Medallions
Author: Kitchens
  • 1 pound emu medallions
  • 1 Cup red wine
  • 1 onion; finely chopped
  • 1 carrot; finely chopped
  • 1 leek; finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk; finely chopped
  • 12 juniper berries
  • a few sprigs of thyme
  • juice and chopped rind of 1 orange
  1. Mix ingredients together to make a marinade in a stainless steel, glass or ceramic bowl. Add medallions of emu, stir well and refrigerate overnight. Next day, drain meat, reserving marinade. Barbecue meat until just cooked. Reduce marinade till it becomes a thick sauce. Pour over emu. Serve with simply-cooked baby root vegetables. This recipe yields 4 servings.
  2. Comments: One of the newcomers to our dinner tables is emu. At last this low fat meat is appearing in restaurants and gourmet food stores. Because of its leanness, it's superb cooked quickly on a barbecue and served with a simple sauce. It can also be baked.
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