Goat in the Kitchen

Goat meat or goat’s meat is the meat of the domestic goat. The common name for goat meat is simply “goat”, though meat from adult goats is referred to as chevon, while that from young goats can be called capretto, cabrito or kid. In South Asian and Caribbean cuisine, mutton commonly means goat meat. In South Asia, where mutton curry is popular, “mutton” is used for both goat and lamb meat

Goat accounts for about 6 percent of red meat consumption worldwide, with the annual per capita consumption for goat weighing in at 1.7 pounds

Goat meat is rich in dietary potassium; 100 g of goat meat has about 385 mg of potassium. Potassium has a role in stabilizing heart rhythms too.

About 100g of goat meat has only 82 mg of sodium. The low-sodium content of goat meat helps in regulating blood pressure and reduces the chances of developing pulmonary hypertension.

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