Crocodiles have entered . Yes, the famous restaurant, Krazy Garlik has added crocodile meat into their new menu. They have introduced four different types of crocodile cuisine which are Rappin’ Ribs, Rockin’ Sisig, Tempting Pasta and Krok Salpicao. It is a new experiment that can capture everyone’s taste buds.
It is something original and experimental because people are not used to eat crocodile meat. April Almonte, Assistant Brand Manager, Bistro Group, said that “it is an ‘adventurous experience’ to taste crocodile meat with the blend of garlic.”
In the Philippines, crocodile dishes are rare and new for some but it is popular in other countries such as Australia, China and Thailand. Also, they consider crocodile meat as the healthy meat. Chef Josh Boutwood, Corporate Chef, Krazy Garlik, explained that crocodile meat is leaner, low in cholesterol and contains minimal fat content. Krazy Garlik’s newest dish will certainly give their customers a different experience that can satisfy them. In addition, crocodile meat are prepared then placed in a vacuum pack within 3 hours to 4 hours. Coral Agri-Venture Farm, Incorporated, is the supplier of the crocodile meat in the Philippines. They hired foreign consultants who help them in creating an internationally-accepted slaughtering facility. In 2008, Coral Agri-Venture Farm, Incorporated have passed the NMIS (National Meat Inspection Service) certification.
The food event at Krazy Garlik last July 18, 2013 at Greenbelt 5 gave food tasters information about the crocodile meat and its uniqueness in contrast with other meat.
The first dish that was served is the Rockin’ Sisig (Php 375.00); the crocodile meat is tastier than pork. It is Krazy Garlik’s best seller. In addition, this is also the favourite of most clients of Krazy Garlik and as well as Chef Josh Boutwood because it includes Filipino spices.
The second dish that was served is the Krok Salpicao (Php 435.00). It is juicy, fish like texture and has a little peppered spice. The tomato also added spice to the dish and it suits with the onions.
The third dish that was served is the Rappin’ Ribs (Php 695.00). It tastes like a sweet and spicy chicken and has a mildly salty sauce that balances its flavour.
The last dish that was served is the Tempting Pasta (Php 425.00). It is definitely spicy yet creamy pasta that keeps the flavour of lean crocodile meat. Krazy Garlik’s newest dishes will certainly make their customers feel the adventurous experience.
It is never too late to taste the new crocodile dishes, so hurry and dine at Krazy Garlik!
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