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🍽️ Easy and Delicious Ostrich Steak Recipe

Discover how to make an easy and delicious ostrich steak with this recipe from Food Fluff. Pair it with roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal. Lean and flavorful!

Easy and Delicious Ostrich Steak

You will need:

  • Ostrich steakOstrich steak (200g)
  • Olive oilOlive oil (2 tablespoons)
  • SaltSalt (1 teaspoon)
  • Black pepperBlack pepper (1/2 teaspoon)
  • Garlic clovesGarlic cloves (2, minced)
  • Fresh rosemaryFresh rosemary (1 sprig)


  1. Start by preheating your grill or skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Rub the ostrich steak with olive oil on both sides.
  3. Season the steak with salt and black pepper.
  4. Place the steak on the grill or skillet, and sear for about 2-3 minutes on each side for a medium-rare steak. Adjust the cooking time according to your preferred doneness.
  5. In the last minute of cooking, add the minced garlic and rosemary sprig on top of the steak.
  6. Remove the steak from the grill or skillet and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.


Pair this ostrich steak with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal. Remember, ostrich meat is leaner than other red meats, so be careful not to overcook it.

Embark on a culinary adventure with our Easy and Delicious Ostrich Steak recipe. This exotic dish is not only a delight for your taste buds but also a healthy alternative to traditional red meats. If you're wondering about the taste of ostrich, we've got you covered in our article Challenging Your Palate: What Does Ostrich Really Taste Like and How to Cook It?.

What makes ostrich steak special? It's lean, low in cholesterol, and packed with protein. The taste? It's surprisingly similar to beef, but with its own unique twist. The key to a perfect ostrich steak lies in the cooking process. As it's leaner than beef, it requires careful attention to ensure it doesn't dry out.

Our recipe guides you step-by-step to achieve the perfect sear, and the addition of garlic and fresh rosemary adds a burst of flavor that complements the meat beautifully. If you're a steak lover, you might be familiar with the importance of letting the steak rest after cooking. This allows the juices to redistribute throughout the steak, ensuring every bite is juicy and flavorful. If you want to learn more about this, check out our FAQ on The Best Way to Reheat Cooked Meat or Steak.

While our recipe suggests grilling the steak, you can also cook it in a skillet. If you're interested in exploring this method, our FAQ Can I Cook Steak in a Wok Like Chinese Restaurants Do? provides some helpful tips.

Pair your ostrich steak with a side of roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal. You can even top your steak with herbed butter for an extra layer of flavor. If you're looking for a recipe, we recommend checking out our FAQ on Herbed Butter for Steak.

So, are you ready to take your taste buds on a journey to the exotic? With our Easy and Delicious Ostrich Steak recipe, you're in for a treat. Happy cooking!