Tail

Chicken
AKA: Parson's Nose, Pope's Nose, Pygostyle, Sultan's Nose
Primal: Body (US)
Cooking Methods: Oven Roast, Pan-Fry
Good For: Marinating, Dry-Rub
Fat Content: High
Price: Budget

Being one of the least exercised parts of a Chicken’s body, the Tail is identified by the presence of connective tissues as well as fat. The meat from the Tail is a darker shade of pink, which indicates that it contains myoglobin. It is rare to find this portion in retail but it is used in certain delicacies.

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