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Old 04-01-2008, 06:59 PM   #1
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Frog Legs

I tried to find a category to put this post in, but the only one that seemed right was Miscellaneous.

When browsing the local grocer I happened upon some frog legs. These froglegs were different from any others I have seen. Previously I had only seen small frog legs, which looked like chicken wings but smaller. The ones I found today were HUGE. They looked like little people legs.

So. It got my juices flowin.

How to prepare???

Thanks in advance.

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Old 04-01-2008, 07:15 PM   #2
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Looking forward to the answer. I have four legs waiting to be used up in my freezer.
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:18 PM   #3
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mmmm, frog legs. I used to buy them all the time and when camping.... yep, we either gigged them or used bb guns. Same delicious taste, though my friend's little brother got the dirty work.

I used to put some flour, paprika, pepper and garlic salt in a bag. Put in the frog legs and coat, then let rest a while. Back then I used margarine, today I would try butter and oil in a fry or saute pan, so the legs were almost half covered when put in, and a few cloves of garlic. Golden brown, flip once, golden brown.
Boy I haven't seen those in ages..... all the specialty fish stores that used to carry them went out of business. Maybe I might find them at the restaurant food supply store. They will sell to the public by the case.

You will definitely love them. And I think I might have to get some for the freezer! Thanks for bring them up.
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Old 04-01-2008, 07:25 PM   #4
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And no, they don't taste like chicken.

But if they are overcooked, they do turn quite rubbery. Treat them like you would treat abalone.

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Old 04-01-2008, 07:33 PM   #5
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And no, they don't taste like chicken.

But if they are overcooked, they do turn quite rubbery. Treat them like you would treat abalone.

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Abalone what? Abalone sandwich?
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Old 04-01-2008, 09:06 PM   #6
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dust with seasoned flour, fry in a mix of butter and olive oil flavored with garlic

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Old 04-01-2008, 09:54 PM   #8
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Frog legs....Wow the memories! My frog gigging buddy was killed in Vietnam!
We used to gig them by the dozens! Cooking method...Salt & pepper...dust with flour...pan fry in a neutral tasting oil...Keep it simple so you can taste the delicate sweetness of the meat. Delicious.

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Frog legs....Wow the memories! My frog gigging buddy was killed in Vietnam!
Uncle Bob, I'm so sorry! I hope they're good memories
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