Surely you have have been eating chicken , without thinking, you decided to remove the skin . Many people do not support the idea of chewing it and much less, ingest it.
However, you will remember that your parents always told you that it is in this layer that all the vitamins are found, although there will also be those who say that if you removed it, it was healthier. So, is it good or not good to eat chicken skin ?
First of all, you should know that it is one of the parts of the animal where possibly more microorganisms such as listeria and salmonella are concentrated, and that under good handling both in cooking and in hygiene, they can be eliminated.
Although chicken skin is the area that provides the most nutrients, it is also the one with the most fat and calories are, depending on the pieces that are consumed; the more lean the higher of percentage decreases.
It’s color is (in most cases), is the direct result of the food that has been provided to the hen during the aging process, and has nothing to do with the nutritional value, taste or fat content.
If you are one of those people who can not resist eating chicken skin, you should know that for every 100 grams of meat, 48 are fat, which is monounsaturated (healthy fats), which will give you energy and keep you satisfied for a longer period of time.
Just a recommendation, make sure the skin is well cooked or at least at a temperature above 60 ° C and let it cook in the oven or in the pan until it is crispy. What an amazing crunch taste. Try it Today!.