The part of a chicken carcass located from above shins on a femur call chicken thigh. Chicken thighs are considered as the most juicy, dense and tasty chicken meat, have dark color (calorizator). The cooled chicken thighs are stored in the refrigerator of 5-7 days, the frozen product can keep the properties within 6 months.
Caloric content of chicken thighs
Caloric content of chicken thighs makes 185 kcal on 100 grams of a product.
Structure and useful properties of chicken thighs
Chicken meat of a femoral part not the most dietary, but too very useful, contains: vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B9, B12, C, E, PP, and also potassium, zinc, iron, phosphorus and sodium, digestible protein, amino acids. Consumption of chicken thighs guarantees sense of fulness for a long time, at the same time extra kilos will not increase as chicken thighs have low caloric content in comparison with other types of meat.
Harm of chicken thighs
Chicken thighs can cause allergic reactions, especially, if are prepared with skin.
Chicken thighs in cookery
Chicken thighs are cooked in various ways - boil, fried, cooked, baked on a grill, steamed. It is convenient to stuff chicken thighs without bone with any stuffing, from them the excellent shish kebab turns out. Chicken thighs can be used for preparation of chicken forcemeat, stuffings for pies and pancakes.