Smoked hard Chicken
Delicately flavoured with exotic spices and smoked over charcoal, the Afritibi version of smoked chicken is a real delight. Chicken consumption increased by 113% from 1973 to 2003. Without its skin, chicken is very popular in Canada. It is lower in fat than some cuts of red meat. In addition, its white flesh is also lower in fat than its brown flesh. Both provide more than a dozen essential vitamins and minerals. Smoked chicken is an excellent food choice because it contains more protein than red meats. In addition, it is an excellent source of phosphorus, zinc, selenium, vitamin B and iron. Eaten without skin, it contains few calories. With a delicate taste, its flesh can be prepared in a thousand ways. It meets our daily protein needs without too much fat.
Smoked chicken, like turkey, is rich in an amino acid called tryptophan. This amino acid gives that comforting feeling after eating Mom’s big bowl of chicken soup. In fact, if you’re feeling depressed, eating poultry will increase serotonin levels in your brain, improving your mood, reducing stress and promoting sleep.
Preparation of smoked chicken
Afritibi market offers you a whole chicken cut into toads. It is marinated for 24 hours or more in a cool place. The marinade is a mixture of garlic, onion, coriander, ginger powder, paprika and some njansan almonds. After the marinade, the chicken is smoked with a mixture of charcoal and hardwood (maple or cherry). The chicken is then vacuum-packed to preserve its taste and freshness as long as possible.
Use of smoked chicken
Whether for your sandwiches, soups, pasta stir-fries, smoked chicken will add flavour to your meals.