Little Difference #35 - Yellow Chicken
The first time I bought it I thought it was spoiled. I didn't notice the package which clearly states - Jaune. Sometime later I realized that there were actually 2 different colors of chicken for sale in the grocery store - jaune (yellow) and blanc (white.) Blanc must be the default color. Packages are not labeled blanc like the yellow meat is. As you can see by the pictures the meat is not glaringly yellow. It is darker than the white and has a yellow tinge.
poulet jaune get their yellow tinge from being fed maize. I read that there is black (noir) chicken also. Haven't run into that in the store! The poulet jaune is more expensive than the standard. The breast meat seems firmer. I can't tell a difference in taste.
Do you know more about yellow chicken? Please tell!
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