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Saturday, July 28, 2007

Frog Legs

oh, don't start with me. You know you have always been curious about what they taste like {a little like chicken ;)

They are an easy local find.

Fried Frogs Legs {just in time for lunch}

Ingredients:
12 frog leg pairs -- cut in half
salt and pepper -- to taste
1 pound flour
8 fluid ounces buttermilk

~~Herbs and Butter mix~~
8 ounces unsalted butter -- soft
1 tablespoon parsley -- chopped
1 teaspoon fresh tarragon -- chopped
1 teaspoon fresh chervil -- chopped
1 teaspoon chives -- sliced
1/2 teaspoon garlic -- minced
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon salt

Directions:

Combine all the ingredients for the herbs and butter and mix well.

Pat the frog legs dry and season them with salt and pepper. dip and drag the frog legs in flour, dip them in buttermilk, drain and dip and drag in flour again.

Deep-fry the frog legs until golden brown and done, approximately 5 to 7 minutes. Drain, place in a stainless steel bowl and coat generously with the fine herbs butter.

serve hot.

Steamed frog legs have 45 Calories and 0 fat

I can't stop giggling and I still have hours to go.

6 comments:

polliwog said...

Oh noooo!!!! Not frog legs!! :-) You are eating meeeeeeee!

Bobbarama will probably douse his in honey-mustard. Heh.

You've got me giggling now too.

Marina said...

You really did it!

I was kidding, you know.

Wish I could see the expression on your monitor's face when she reads this one.

Phelan said...

polli, tastes like chicken. hahah! of course he is

Marina, I said I was!

Jenny said...

It's the little toes that get me!! Please, you have to remember, I can't even eat my own chickens...now Kermit?!? ;)

Can't wait to see what comes next!

Giggle, giggle..snort

alrescate said...

Oh dear. All those frogs on tiny little crutches.

the frogster said...

OK, look, all I'm gonna say is that, given the fragility of amphibian life on this planet, especially during this age of pollutants and climate change, if frog TASTES like chicken, why not just eat chicken in the first place? More meat, less frog genocide.

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