Beef Testicles In The Oven Keto Recipe

While some “keto experts” claim that eating nose-to-tail is super important, others say it’s really not necessary. In my opinion – nose-to-tail, which basically means—eating organ meat, is the healthiest choice. Also, organ meats are cheap and super tasty. I think that many people avoid them just because they don’t really know how to prepare them right. And if that’s not enough – many keto organ meat recipes require long preparation times, cleaning, etc..

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The “average” beef testicles recipe (rocky mountain oysters) requires you to clean them by removing the outer layer, then fry it on the pan. Well, in my opinion – these recipes are not very good. Not only do you waste time, but the results are not as tasty as they could be. So – I created my own beef testicles recipe. It’s 100% keto friendly. Super tasty, healthy and cheap. Everything is done in the oven – and there are no preparations. No cleaning, no removing layers. This is, without a doubt – the best rocky mountain oysters recipe you will find.

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I do want to mention that after preparing the cooked cow balls in the oven – you can fry them in butter and get the classic “rocky mountain oysters”. They will be soft, tender, and crispy. It’s a great idea, because the beef testicles themselves are pretty low in fat. By frying them in butter – you can drastically change that. Never use vegetable oils – even not olive oil. These oils are very rich in linoleic acid – which is the main driver of metabolic dysfunction in our time. Only use oils like butter, ghee, beef fat, etc..

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Beef Testicles In The Oven - Keto
Delicious beef testicles in the oven - super easy recipe.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 150kcal
Cost: $5.5
Ingredients
  • Beef Testicles
  • Smoked salt & Your Favorite meat seasoning
Instructions
  • Place the beef testicles as-is (no need to remove the outer layer or any other part) on a baking paper.
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  • Add smoked salt and your favourite seasoning. I like using natural-smoked salt like the one in the picture below - there are many companies that offer similar products.
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  • Wrap everything with aluminum foil (including the baking paper)- make it as air tight as possible. Use at least 2 layers to make sure it won't burst. I recommend using thick aluminum foil (at least 16 microns).
  • Heat the oven to 350f (~180 Celsius). Cook for 1.5-2 hours.
  • That's all ! Open the aluminum foil and enjoy the tender and delicious beef testicles.
Have you tried it?

Comment below and let me know what you think of this recipe.


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Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword beef testicles, Rocky Mountain oysters

Nutrition

Calories: 150kcal

Where To Buy Beef Testicles

It really depends on which country you live in. In some countries – organs meats are very popular, and therefore beef testicles can be bought fresh at any butcher. While in other countries – finding fresh or frozen beef testicles will be almost impossible. From my experience – avoid fancy butcher shops and try the smaller, local butchers. There, you have better chances of finding beef testicles. I know that in some countries you can find mainly frozen testicles – the taste and texture is pretty much the same, so that’s not a problem.

Cooking Times

My recipe, which I post on this page, is done in the oven – slow cooked for 1.5-2 hours. You can, as I mentioned – follow other popular recipes – and fry the testicles right away in the pan.  But that will require you to clean and prepare them first. And also, in my opinion – the taste and texture are worse than when cooked in the oven. Soon another recipe will be posted on KetoAndEat showing how to prepare these using Ninja Grill.

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Because you cook the rocky mountain oysters in the oven for so long – the outer layer of the beef testicles – gets soft, like gelatin. It really adds a unique flavor to the dish. Many recipes tell you to remove this layer before cooking. A big mistaqke.

Many people think that cheap meats can’t be as tasty as premium cuts. Well, try this recipe, and you will see – that this is very possible. Many times – by knowing how to cook meat right – you can make cheap cuts taste AMAZING! Add good grass-fed butter to this meat, and you got the perfect keto meal!

If you like this recipe – make sure to check out other organ meat recipes on our website. For example – the turkey gizzards recipe.

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