Getting some super fresh chicken may be a little shocking experience. I bought one from a local slaughter house.
Pollo Vivo 36-21 31st. Street Astoria, NY
This place makes halal meat, which means their method of slaughtering conforms to Islamic law. Halal meat is of course good for anyone, including non-Islam. Actually, I like halal meat because of some of their guidelines, for example, the animal must have been fed a natural diet with definitely no animal by-products. Also the halal slaughtering method, which slits the throat with a sharp knife, is thought to be one of the most humane ways of slaughtering (some disagree because the halal method does not use electric stuns before slaughtering).
This house carries other poultry than chickens, such as pigeons, quails and rabbits.
I guess chicken meat sold at a supermarket is probably from white broilers. Then I want to try the brown one.
She was 5 lbs and $12. I asked to defeather her and cut off the head and feet, and clean inside. If you do not want to cut it up by yourself nor plan to roast a whole chicken, ask them to cut it up.
Oh, this is warm….
Chicken meat is said to taste best 8-24 hours after slaughtering as its muscle protein converts into inosinic acid and amino acid.
Wash the chicken with running cold water and cut it up.
I think this movie is good to see how.
and made soup stock from bone (see the recipe)…
Enjoy your chicken!
I also wrote about this in Japanese, too.