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Frog meat is seen by the scientific community as a low-cholesterol, high protein alternative of

meat. It is high in potassium, a mineral that is important in reducing the risk of high blood pressure
and stroke. Frog meat eaters like its texture, which has often been described as a cross between fish
and chicken.
You can easily identify frog meat by its size - small bone, small muscle and skinless. Many frog
species have slightly toxic skin, hence the skin must be properly removed before consumption. For
edible frogs, this slight toxicity does not pose a serious problem. If eaten, it may cause some
stomach discomfort but you will not die from eating it. The deadly toxic frogs are normally brightly
Ginger Frog Recipe

1 frog, skinned well
5-6 slices of ginger
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp of Chinese rice wine
2 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 stalk of spring onions, cut into 3cm length

1. After skinning the frog, cut the frog into pieces.
2. Place all the ingredients in a pot or claypot, and cook over high-heat for about 5 minutes.
3. Sprinkle with green onion and serve.

Kung Pao Frog Recipe (Kung Pao Tin Kai)

3 frogs
1 onion
1 stalk spring onion
5 slices of ginger
5 dried chillies
20g roasted / raw cashew nut

Marinate ingredients
tsp salt
1 tsp corn flour
Sprinkle of pepper

Sauce ingredients

1 tbsp black vinegar
1 tbsp dark soya sauce
1 tbsp Hoisin sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp sugar
tsp salt
100ml water
5 tbsp oil

1. Remove the frog skin, and cut it into pieces.
2. Marinade the frog meat using the marinate ingredients for about 20 minutes.
3. Cut the onion into cubes.
4. Cut the spring onion into 3cm length.
5. Slice the ginger.
6. Cut the dried chillies into pieces, remove the seeds.
7. If you buy the raw cashew nuts, bake it in the oven until lightly browned.
8. Deep fry the marinated frog meat in hot oil. Dish out and drain.
9. In a wok, heat up 2 tbsp of oil, saut onion, ginger and dried chillies.
10. Add the fried frog and sauce ingredients. Stir fry for about 1 minute.
11. Dish out to a plate.
12. Sprinkle with cashew nuts and spring onion.
13. Serve.

Nutritional Benefits of Frog Meat

Nutritionally, frog meat resembles chicken meat which is low in cholesterol, fat and calories, but
high in protein, an excellent protein-alternative to people who has high cholesterol problem.
It also provides a good variety of vitamins and minerals, including selenium, copper, phosphorous,
and riboflavin, as good as you can get from a slice of chicken breast.
This meat alternative is also rich in potassium - a mineral that is vital in reducing the risk of high
blood pressure and stroke.

Restaurants in Malaysia that serve frog legs delicacies
Steam King Seafood Restaurant
No. 7, Jalan PJU 5/10,
Dataran Sunway, Kota Damansara,
47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
Tel : 03 6140 7460
For review, click here.

Golden Claypot Restaurant Sdn Bhd.
No.18 & 20, Jalan Kurau,
Taman Chai Leng Park, 13700 Perai, Penang.
Tel: 04-3983388
For review, click here.

Geylang Lor 9 Fresh Frog Porridge
10, Jalan SS2/61, PJ, Selangor.
GPS Coordinates: N3 07.030 E101 37.305
Tel: 03-78741233
For review, click here.

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