Emu With Beer Gravy

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READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Outta Here

From Australia. Ostrich (which is more readily available in U.S.) can be subbed for emu. Serve with boiled new potatoes. This could be done in a crockpot, cooking on low for 6-8 hours.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large onion, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 lbs emu, cut into cubes (rump or round)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 (12 ounce) can beer
  • 1 (15 ounce) can beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 -2 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Heat butter in large frying pan. Brown onions and put them in a large casserole dish.
  3. Heat oil in the same pan and brown the emu . Combine with the onions in the casserole dish.
  4. Add flour to oil in pan where you browned the meat and mix; pour in beer and beef broth, bring to a boil and add rest of the ingredients. Pour over casserole and mix together.
  5. Cover tightly and cook in oven for 2 hours.

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