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celltech1981
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Why don't more people eat nutria?
Seriously. It's delicious. They are mostly herbivores. I once killed 4 or 5, deboned them, ran the meat through a grinder and made a chili for a super bowl party. About 10 or 15 people told me how good it was and never asked what meat is in it. It looks like ground turkey.



I feel like cajuns catch more hell for eating them than gumps do for eating dirt.

gumps eat dirt
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StrongBackWeakMind
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
Because grocery stores don't sell nutria.


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tigerinthebueche
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
Cause I have better options than a rat for table fare


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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
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I feel like cajuns catch more hell for eating them then gumps do for eating dirt.


than


BIGJLAW
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
Not eating swamp rat when i can eat better.


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sleepytime
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
I agree, it's great but most people can't get past the idea of eating rodents.


Koach K
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
Take it easy on the Tandens of the world.
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celltech1981
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
good spot


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BlackAdam
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
You say that, but you really don't. It is a very clean, very delicious meat.

It is literally a cleaner less gamey rabbit meat.



celltech1981
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
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It is literally a cleaner less gamey rabbit meat.


so much this. I wrapped one in bacon and smoked it....holy crap that was fine eating.


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Eli Goldfinger
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
Looks a lot like rabbit meat.


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Martini
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
I eat squirrels but didn't care for nutria. To watery is how I would describe it. There was a big push about ten years ago but never caught on.


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Riseupfromtherubble
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
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I feel like cajuns catch more hell for eating them then gumps do for eating dirt




Enjoy dat nutria Tbaw. I'll stick to my chicken me
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TigerstuckinMS
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
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Tanden



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StrongBackWeakMind
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
Summary: Japanese people are weird.


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tigerinthebueche
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
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so much this. I wrapped one in bacon and smoked it....holy crap that was fine eating.



bro, you could wrap a turd in bacon and it would probably taste great. Thats cause bacon is heaven. Not the nutria.

I've eaten nutria enough to know that if given the choice between it and beef, I'm choosing beef. Yes, the nutria is good. But its not good enough to overcome the stigma associated with it.
Horse and dog is also (supposedly) very good, but people don't want to eat them in this country. Same for insects.


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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
Nutria tastes like cat piss smells.


tigerinthebueche
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
you've never smelled cat piss have you?


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keakar
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re: Why don't more people eat nutria?
because its last name is "rat"

thats pretty much it, if it was just called a nutria more people would be willing to eat it but most people cant get past eating anything with rat in its name
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