Ever hear of Chewy Chicken Pho?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Cyberous, Oct 25, 2009.

  1. Cyberous

    Cyberous Chillin' With My Peeps

    I was eating Pho with a Vietnamese friend the other day and noticed a sign on the wall: "Special Chewy Chicken Pho $7.99" this was a little more expensive than the regular chicken pho.

    I asked my friend what is "Chewy Chicken." I thought it was a special way of cooking the meat, but he said no its actually the meat from older chickens. After he told me that I thought duh! He tells me that many traditional Vietnamese find Chewy Chicken a treat.

    Since his parents live locally and do practice Vietnamese tradition I asked him if I could give my older layers to them as a gift so they could make their traditional Chewy Chicken Pho. He said absolutely. I very happy as it will be a win win situation.
    I don't have to dispatch birds that don't taste good in my opinion, and his parents get fresh "chewy chicken"

    Anyone else heard of this?

    Don
     
  2. peeppeeppeep

    peeppeeppeep Out Of The Brooder

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    No but what a great idea!
     

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