by nobert soloria bermosa on 18/04/08 at 9:44 am
Let’s find out why chicken is considered as a miracle food and exotic food as well in the Philippines.
Within a period of 45 days, chicken are already full grown and ready for consumption. In the Philippines, it is the one of the most important sources of foods aside from fishes. Literally speaking, it is considered as a miracle food because almost all part of the chicken is eaten in the Philippines. Nothing is wasted except the feathers, the beak and nails. You will also notice on this article that Filipinos are very fond of barbecue.
Proben or chicken proventiculus barbecue or deep fried
Proventiculus is the internal organ of the chicken that connects the gizzard and the crop. It can be barbecued or coated w/ flour and seasoning before frying.
IUD or Isaw – Chicken intestine barbecue
It was named IUD because it looks like the contraceptive material used by women in order not to get pregnant. These are boiled and seasoned before grilled.
Balun-balunan or chicken gizzard barbecue
These gizzards were already sautéed before grilled. Helmet or chicken head barbecue.
It was named helmet because it resembles a helmet. The heads were already sautéed and ready to be grilled.
Adobo o barbecue atay (chicken liver barbecue or adobo)
Chicken livers are sautéed w/ garlic, onions, laurel leaf, pepper and seasoned w/ soy sauce and vinegar. They can be put in a stick for barbecue.
007 or chicken wings barbecue
It was derived from the number of James Bond which is 007 because they appear to look like number 7.These are sautéed or marinated for hours before they are grilled.
Adidas or chicken feet barbecue
It was named adidas because it resembles the famous logo of adidas shoes. They are already sautéed and then barbecued.
Betamax or chicken blood barbecue
This is curdled and dried chicken blood, cut into cubes and barbecued. It’s called “betamax” because its shape and color makes it look like a tape of a betamax. These are boiled, sautéed and barbecued.