Home Try Horse Meat Satay Goat satay, satay chicken, and beef satay is familiar in the ears and the many who love it. However, satay horse is still sound weird. Many people have never felt the sate it and refused when asked to taste it. Presenting beef, mutton, and chicken meat at the family dinner table are common. If that horse meat is served, only then is remarkable. Horse meat is rarely found in markets and less commonly consumed by people of Indonesia. The reason is simple, unusual horse people eat satay. It was like what, yes, horse meat really made satay. It should be understood that many people do not like because they have not know his usefulness. Not only that, which sells satay was indeed a rare horse.
In some countries, particularly in Europe, processed horse meat to be excellent that the appetite. Processed meat consumed horse since before Christ. At that time the German population presented as offerings to the gods. Horse meat processed foods are very popular in 1800s. At that time, the commander of the troops of Napoleon Bonaparte's war, namely Baron Dominique-Jean Larrey, suggested that the horses that died on the battlefield is used as a reserve food for the soldiers to face the next battle. Meat of horses began to be a daily diet of 1866 French people during the financial crisis that made them can not afford to buy beef or pork.
Horse meat dishes are also very popular in Mexico. In Japan, a young horse meat is consumed raw as bashimi, which is sliced horse meat is eaten after dipped into the Shoyu (soy sauce), such as sashimi (sliced raw fish meat). Meanwhile, in Indonesia, eating horse meat is believed the majority of efficacious treatment of various diseases. An example is the increase endurance; preventing stiff, rheumatism, asthma, coughing, itching, epilepsy, and stress; and most attractive is to increase sexual vitality for men.
If you want to taste the delicious satay horse and prove his usefulness, you can try it in the Public Happiness in Bintaro region, precisely in Bintaro 9Walk, Bintaro Sector 9, Tangerang. The meat is very tender. In fact, horse meat was more difficult and more dense texture than beef. Basically, horse meat has less fat than beef, chicken, and rabbit. Muscle and fiber content of the meat is great because we know that horses are powerful animals, often running, and used to transport goods long distances.
The young horse meat brighter colored and tender. The old horse meat has a more fragrant aroma, although the meat is tough. Meat taste even sweeter. In order not to hard when eaten, before burning it, horse meat is meat flavored water lover and pineapple. "After the cut, soaked it with seasoning meat lover, and before it burned pineapple dipped in water," said Delfiano, owner of Joy Shop. While still fresh and new, according to Del, Delfiano familiar greeting, the meat must be put in the freezer for an hour. If not directly included, the meat will change color, from red to black.
Horse satay served with soy sauce flavor is added sliced red onions, chillies, and tomatoes. If allowed to borrow a phrase Bondan Winarno.Besides used as satay, says Del, horse meat is cooked into tongseng and fried rice. Basically the same processing tongseng and fried rice in general. Only, the meat was replaced with horse meat. Del and his wife, Afni, claimed to get a supply of fresh horse meat from Cijerah, Bandung, West Java. Twice a week they sent a horse 15-20 pounds of meat. However, it is divided to three other branches in Depok. In addition, supply is also obtained from Sumbawa, West Nusa Tenggara, which has long been famous for horse meat. Only, the supply of Sumbawa have been frozen.
In addition to horse meat, Public Happiness also serve rabbit meat, beef, and duck prepared for satay, fried rice, and tongseng. Meat rabbits are also a lot of fans and its supplies come from Bandung. Treatment of rabbit meat together with the horse, which must directly enter the freezer because it can change colors, from pink to brown. Price with 10 sticks of satay horse per serving Rp 23,000, Rp 23,000 sate rabbit, horse or rabbit tongseng Rp 16,000, and fried rice horse Rp 16,000.
A. High protein According to Prof Dr Made Astawan, food technology and nutrition experts from the Bogor Agricultural University, one of the reasons for eating meat to get protein is highly beneficial for the body. Including a complete protein because it contains all the amino acids the body needs. Horse meat group included meat that has a very high protein content, 21.39 per cent. Protein content is higher than the rabbit meat (20.8 percent), beef (20 percent), beef (16 percent), and pork (14 percent).
Horse meat also has a mineral quality is better. The content of iron is higher than mutton, beef, chicken, or pork. In 100 grams of horse meat contained 3.82 milligrams of iron, whereas in goat meat 3 milligrams, 2.3 milligrams of beef, beef 2.2 milligrams and 1.8 milligrams of chicken meat. Iron is important to help carry oxygen in red blood throughout the body, reduce fatigue, increase energy, and boost immunity. Horse meat fall into the category of red meat. Many people are afraid to eat red meat because it is often associated with various diseases, such as stroke and heart disease, because it contains cholesterol and saturated fat.
No need to fear eating horse meat but contain cholesterol. Therefore, cholesterol is also needed by the body in a certain amount. Origin is not consumed in excess, cholesterol-rich foods were safe. In 100 grams of horse meat contained only 50-60 milligrams of cholesterol, is lower than beef (70-84 mg) or chicken meat with skin (81-100 milligrams). According to the American Heart Association, the number of daily cholesterol consumption of safe maximum of 300 milligrams. Means we can consume 500-600 grams of horse meat every day.
Cholesterol and saturated fat than red meat can be reduced with the selection of meat is good and right. Currently in the market has been sold red meat without fat (lean red meat).
This term refers to meat that has very little fat content so that cholesterol and saturated fat is much reduced. Meat is a very suitable species consumed those who have problems of obesity or high blood cholesterol. Red meat has advantages in terms of nutrition compared with white meat, especially protein, iron, vitamin B complex, zinc, choline, and selenium. Thus, consumption of red meat was not as bad as we thought. Originally we can process them properly, meat, including horse meat, would be a healthful meal all at once seductive. Iron is important to help carry oxygen in red blood throughout the body, reduce fatigue, increase energy, and boost immunity.
Quoted from : http://megapolitan.kompas.com/read/2011/02/01/15461257/Yuk.Cobain.Sate.Daging.Kuda