Free-Range Chicken Thighs
Thigh is a dark meat part of chicken making it more flavorful. Known for its tenderness and its tastefulness, one of the healthier options for your meat. Perfect for your chicken recipes like fried chicken, tinola, chicken curry, chicken soups and salads, or any chicken dishes.
It is an excellent source of lean protein including several amino acids in high doses for muscle build-up - a great energy booster.
An equally great source of the mineral Selenium, known for protecting the bones, improving function of the thyroid, and reducing risk of cancer. Cooked thighs alone provide 42% of the daily need for every 100g serving.
A good source of Niacin and vitamin B6 for the conversion of carbohydrates, fats and proteins to energy. Other B vitamins are present as well, which are very essential for the body and boosting immunity.
One can also get 20% of Phosphorous for every hundred-gram serving. This mineral helps in energy production, DNA repairs and strong bone formation.
This source of meat can be an excellent ally in weight loss. It has no carbohydrates therefore, a very good addition to a low-carb diet. It has high level of protein that aids effectively in reducing weight and perfect for a high-protein diet.
The amount of saturated fat and cholesterol is relatively lower in this part compared to most of the red meat, just need to keep it in moderation especially for people watching careful attention to cholesterol levels. Also, without the skin, this cut will have lower saturated fat.
How to Cook Ideas:
- Braised chicken thighs with mashed potato base topped with diced carrots, rosemary, and roast garlic.
- Sauté with mushrooms, zuchinni, shallots, and top off with white wine cream sauce.
- Slow-cook and spread with butter over a set of little cubed veggies.
- Cook with skin to absorb more flavor, then strip it off after cooking to get lesser fats
Reasons why thigh is a great cut and it should be a regular in your shopping list:
- can easily be shredded or cut into strips
- great as grilled
- superb when slow-cooked
- simply fantastic as roasted
- goes well with everything - veggies, sauces, soups, salads, exotic recipes
- perfect in tandem with any pasta dish
Pamora Farm Free-Range Chickens
From quality colored chicken breed from France. First generation (Quality F1) offsprings are raised in Pamora Farm where coops and housing are cleaned first, disinfected and prepared very well before their arrival ensuring bio-security of the flock and the farm.
The chicks are kept first inside the housing with brooding facilities until they age enough for the outside world. After three weeks or twenty one days, they will meet freedom - free-ranging outside on the chicken farm to feed themselves with organic or natural food. In parallel, they are fed as required, given drink suitable for their age and herbal medecines at proper and approriate times.