Chicken – an excellent meat

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Chicken is one those meats that you would love to have on the table. It is a meat, which is appreciated in many parts of the world. The meat has many health benefits and, it is, recommended by many doctors and dieticians. It is an excellent source of lean low fat protein meat. Chicken also has a good amount of selenium. Selenium helps the body perform its metabolic functions and reinforces the immune system. For the senior citizens it helps in bone loss. The meat also contains an amino acid call tryptophan. Tryptophan increases the serotonin level in your brain giving you a more comfortable feeling and helps fight the daily stress. The meat also contains a high percentage of retinol and beta-carotene, which helps the eyesight. If you are interested in reading more about the health benefits of chicken click on this link. Chicken is thus the perfect dish for the young and old and it can be prepared in many ways.

One interesting chicken recipe is the beer can chicken or also known as the beer butt chicken. It is also called under other various names and here are just a few:

  • drunken chicken
  • dancing chicken
  • chicken on a throne
  • thirsty bird

The origin of this type of chicken cooking is unknown, but it has become a modern legend in the BBQ world. The first time it began to show up was at the college parties in the late 70’s and it is still popular today.

Alfa Pizza has an interesting video on how to make the beer can chicken. A great recipe for the nice sunny days out in the open. It shows the versatility of the wood-fired and gas-powered oven. Alfa Pizza ovens are perfect for roasting turkeys, barbecuing spare ribs, and baking those homemade cookies and bread. So if you interested in seeing an Alfa Pizza oven call or visit your local dealer or see the range of ovens .

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