With a meat to fill every void turtles are said to contain seven distinct varieties, each in turn, reminiscent of pork, shrimp, veal, fish, goat, beef, or chicken. Once recognized as 'a key dish of grand English cuisine', the turtle has long been admired for its appealing taste and tender, succulent meat. Great for making homemade Louisiana style turtle soup, fried turtle, barbecue turtle, gumbo, and so much more. Try substituting turtle into some of your tried and true recipes and taste the difference in flavor it makes.
Chicken, pork, and beef account for 90% of most menu options, and while each has its appeal, why not add a little diversity to your table and give your guests an experience they won't forget by offering turtle! Most meats are desired for their flavor, and a few are preferred for their texture, turtles are cherished for both! With an incredibly meaty taste, turtle is complemented by a textural quality reminiscent of squid or alligator. Once a staple of every good menu and a favorite all over the western world, the turtle has now become a rarity. Try our tasty option today and bring back the tantalizing flavors of turtle!
Besides its savory flavor, turtle meat also provides a great deal of protein and less saturated fat than beef. A cup of turtle meat contains about 220 calories, 33 grams of protein, and only 2 grams of saturated fat. Sourced from one of the leading purveyors of premium and exotic meats, Broadleaf provides our boneless turtle meat. Made from premium farm-raised turtles our boneless option is masterfully butchered, de-boned, and trimmed, so it’s ready to be tossed into all your recipes with little to no prep work required.