DailyDirt: No Bones About It
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Some folks want to suck out all the marrow of life, but apparently when it comes to fast food, it’s much more expedient to just suck all the meat off the bones, grind it up with some other stuff, and fry it until it’s a delicious golden brown. Chicken nuggets are popular with kids meals, and there are apparently various patented processes for cutting up chicken meat into innovative products. Here are just a few good nuggets on some fast food chicken items.
- What is a chicken nugget made of? An anecdotal analysis finds that some chicken nuggets (not McNuggets) are mostly fat (~56-58%), about 40-50% muscle meat, along with some bone fragments and breading and other bits. (And don’t forget the BBQ sauce.) [url]
- McDonald’s Canada took a film crew to document the process of making chicken nuggets. Did you ever notice that there are four distinct nugget shapes: the bell, the ball, the bow tie and the boot? If you want to see how the
sausagenugget is made, check out the video. [url]
- KFC got on the boneless chicken wagon in 2013 to go after the 6 in 10 customers that say they prefer chicken meat without bones. Customers have to pay a little more to eat chicken without bones, so the convenience comes with a price. [url]
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