1. If this is your first time on BYC, we suggest you start with one of these three options:
    Raising Chickens Chicken Coops Join BYC
    If you're already a member of our community, click here to login & click here to learn what's new!

Messed up my chicken?

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by SandraMort, Nov 28, 2008.

  1. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    I processed two freedom rangers on Wednesday. They sat in brine for 24 hours and I fried the boneless breast Thursday. Fabulous!!! Today I oven fried the leg thigh quarters and was underwhelmed. The meat wasn't just chewy, it was almost unpleasantly firm. I think that it would have been okay in soup, but baked for half an hour just wasn't great.

    I've got a lot more. A LOT more. I'm thinking I should process them ASAP so they don't get tough. In the meantime, what should I do to these remaining three leg quarters? Peel off the breading and stew/soup? Something else?
     
  2. geareduplyn

    geareduplyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    945
    10
    151
    Jun 2, 2008
    Salley SC
    It's called Fricassee. Brown them at a high heat on top of the stove. Then clap the lid on the skillet and put into a slow oven for a couple of hours.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by