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Poussin Chicken

Poussin Chicken

A whole spring chicken, corn-fed also available

Poussin Chicken Standard White Poussin

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Poussin Chicken Cornfed Poussin

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Also known as a Spring Chicken or a Cornish Hen, these are young chickens with less fat and a milder flavour than a standard chicken.

Because poussin is lower in fat it can dry out, so it's important to baste often during cooking. You may also like to cover the breast with slices of streaky bacon or prosciutto to help prevent it drying out.

Poussin weigh a minimum 350g each and are usually served 1 per person as a main course.

Tip: Cut in half down the middle and rub in oil and spices before barbecuing.

Choose from a standard white poussin, or corn-fed which have been fed a corn-based diet and have a yellow-tinged skin.

One bird supplied, weighing a minimum 350g.

Supplied fresh.

Supplied fresh.

Put into a fridge as soon as possible after delivery, and consume within 5 days or before best before date on packaging.

Suitable for home freezing – please freeze on day of delivery and use within 3 months. Defrost fully before cooking.

Remove from fridge 30 minutes before cooking and allow to come to room temperature.

Poussin can dry out due to the low fat content, so it is important to baste during cooking, and you could cover with strips of streaky bacon or prosciutto to help the meat stay moist.

Roast uncovered in an oven pre-heated to 200°C (Gas mark 6) for 40-45 minutes.

Check the juices run clear and leave to rest for 10 minutes before serving.

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We deliver from Tuesday to Friday, and also on Saturdays for a surcharge. Delivery is charged at £5, with free delivery for all orders of £75.00 and over, except for Saturday deliveries which have a surcharge of £15. Our deliveries are made between 8am and 4pm, and you can choose to have your order delivered to you at home, to your place of work or to another address you choose.

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