#9 You Know You’re Filipino If You Know How To Eat Virtually Any Part of A Chicken

Filipinos are not known for their thriftiness. Not particularly, I mean. But when it comes to chicken, no part goes uneaten(hey, that rhymed πŸ™‚ ) Here’s proof:

  • Breast and thigh are used in the oh so famous inasal(grilled chicken)

credits to foodbudgettraveler.com

  • Chicken’s neck is used in soup and adobo
  • Chicken feet are marinated in calamansi, toyo and brown sugar and then grilled to make Addidas(yes, even filipino food is brand conscious πŸ˜› )
  • Chicken intestines are turned inside out, cleaned, brushed with spices and grilled to make

credits to ibetrollin.deviantart.com

  • Chicken liver is grilled by itself of used together with chicken fillet to make chicken Sisig

Last but not least, see if you can identify what part this is:

credits to Sydney Snoeck

No, those are not brownies, thankyouverymuch.Β  Those are betamax. Again, not the casette tape but actually grilled chicken blood, named so because of its shape.

You ask, what about the feathers? We don’t eat those but we make them into feather dusters. Creative, right?

Now, all this talk of chicken is making me hungry, so I got to go and find myself some food.

Isn’t it tastefully awesome to be Filipino? πŸ™‚

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2 thoughts on “#9 You Know You’re Filipino If You Know How To Eat Virtually Any Part of A Chicken

  1. You forgot the head. πŸ˜›

  2. Aside from the thigh part, I like isaw the best!

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