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Chicken is the most popular type of poultry. It’s delicious, full of beneficial proteins, and very versatile. Because of the latter, it can be enjoyed as a main dish, an appetizer, or as a part of delicious salads, sandwiches, pizzas, and more.
But when did people first discover the deliciousness of this type of poultry?
Chicken as meat was first depicted by Babylonians around 600 BC. Furthermore, it was one of the most common meats in the Middle Ages.
However, it wasn’t so common in the USA in the 1800s. Only the rich could afford this type of dish.
That was the case until World War II when it became more common and popular, mostly due to beef and pork shortage.
Up to today, it remains one of the most beloved types of meat.
Breasts, thighs, drumsticks, and wings are some of the tastiest cuts. The meat can be served as a whole steak, chopped into small bite-size pieces, cut into stripes, minced or more. Moreover, there are hundreds of dishes including this type of poultry. Some of the most popular are:
There are around 300 calories in a serving of grilled breasts. From which 79% come from protein, and 21% from fat.
Furthermore, in a serving of Chicken parmesan without pasta, there are around 330 calories. 47% of them come from fat, 32% from protein, and 21% from fat.
Moreover, there are around 90 calories in a single wing – 67% come from fat, 21% from protein, and 12 from carbs.
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