Snake meat is one of the delicacies of Vietnam, Indonesia, China, among other countries. Pythons have over the years has been one of the most used snake as meat. According to some cooks in these countries, the white meat of a python can be used instead of chicken and pork in dish preparation.
In a video post sighted on twitter showed a person who was served a snake meat suspected to be python meat. The vocals in the video made it known that it was a woman who did the buying of the food(rice) and was served the python meat. She was buying meat from the food vendor after buying rice and ended up getting a snake meat.
The identity of the vendor is still not yet known but it is informed that the vendor is in the Greater Accra. The person went on to advise others to be careful when buying food with meat within Accra and further proposed to buy fish instead if possible.
Researchers have shown that people who eat a lot of python meat are at risk due to it’s high volume of mercury. People have been advised to avoid the meat but someway somehow, it has managed to find its way into most local markets across the world.
Comments from people who eat python says it tastes great and it is like chicken. It is therefore sometimes used in place of poultry. The difference is that the python meat has a chewy texture compared to that of chicken. Take note and be guided next time
Source: Opera news