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Frozen Hen Feet
A or B Grade
What is a hen foot?
A hen foot is the foot of a hen. A hen is a chicken specifically meant to be used for making soup, as the meat is less tender given that these chickens are older. When preparing soup, the hen foot can contribute to a deep and flavorful broth. The bones, skin, and tendons of the chicken foot contain collagen that melts into the broth during slow cooking and gives a rich texture to the soup.
Although the meat of the hen foot may not have the most attractive texture on its own, it can still add a pleasant flavor to soup or other preparations in which it is used. In some cultures, hen foot meat is valued for its texture and is considered a delicacy.
What are hen feet used for?
Preparing a hen foot in a soup or stew with the right spices and vegetables can significantly enhance its flavor. The slow cooking process breaks down collagen and gives the broth a full texture and deep flavor.
When cooking hen feet along with vegetables such as carrots, onions, and celery, a flavorful base is created for a variety of soup dishes. The feet can also be used in stews and ragouts, where their robust flavor contributes significantly to the final dish.
Although the meat of hen feet can be a bit tougher, it is still often eaten. After the meat has cooked long enough to release its flavors into the broth, it can be removed from the bone and added to the soup again or incorporated into other preparations.
Using hen feet in cooking is also an expression of a sustainable approach to food, using all parts of the animal and not wasting anything. It is a traditional way of cooking that is practiced in many cultures and can be both economically and environmentally beneficial.
The quality labels of our hen feet
When it comes to choosing the perfect hen feet for your preparations, quality is key. Our hen feet are carefully selected and labeled to ensure the highest standards of taste, texture and freshness.
It is with great pride that we announce halal certification for our hen feet, providing assurance that the entire production process meets the highest halal standards.