Total Time
2hrs 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs

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

  • 59.16 ml butter
  • 1 large onion, peeled and sliced
  • 29.58 ml oil
  • 1360.77 g emu, cut into cubes (rump or round)
  • 44.37 ml flour
  • 340.19 g can beer
  • 425.24 g can beef broth
  • 14.79 ml garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 4.92 ml sugar
  • 4.92 ml dried thyme
  • 14.79 ml 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.