Can anyone tell me the difference between "boneless, skinless chicken breast" and "boneless, skinless chicken breast... with rib meat?" What exactly is rib meat? No luck so far finding a clear answer to this online. I notice that the "with rib meat" variety is usually cheaper. Is it less healthy?
Thread: chicken breast with rib meat?
09-06-2007, 07:18 PM #1
chicken breast with rib meat?
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09-06-2007, 07:53 PM #3
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Compared to boneless/skinless, chicken breasts with rib meat have more fat content; thus, taste better. The rib meat is exactly that, meat that surrounds the ribs.
A plain boneless breast is stripped completely of this, which is why they are more expensive. Chicken breasts "with rib meat" have a better flavor, but you're not really missing any added nutrition (i.e. protein) from the "rib meat".
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great reply post.. took the words out of my mouth
skinless boneless is the good stuff bro and the ones with rib meat may contain a bit more fat but its not deprived of the amnt of protein still in it.. so no worries about the protein content.. u might be getting a few grams of fat w/ the rib meat added
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09-06-2007, 10:33 PM #6
09-07-2007, 01:34 AM #7
i get boneless chicken breast with rib meat cause it's much cheaper. You can just cut out the rib meat if you really want too, the fat is visible. Another thing I noticed as opposed to regular boneless, skinless chicken breast is the sodium content. W/ the rib meat each 4oz serving of my brand has 330mg of sodium where regular has 85mg of sodium.