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Moulson
01-18-2007, 04:47 PM
I understand that 1 chicken breast has about 5g Fat.

When I buy my chicken breasts there tends to be some white fat on the edges or underneath. Is this the 5g of fat mentioned?

Natrually I always trim the white fat off before I cook the chicken but I was curious where this 5g of fat is located.

914-NY
01-18-2007, 04:53 PM
Costco!

Big ass bag of chicken breast..

Only like 1gram of fat it says per 4 oz Piece!

but yes.. that is the fat

Moulson
01-18-2007, 04:56 PM
Costco!

Big ass bag of chicken breast..

Only like 1gram of fat it says per 4 oz Piece!

but yes.. that is the fat

Excellent, so cutting off that fat means there is nearly no fat in your standard chicken breast.


Woohoo....1 extra TBSP of Peanut Butter for me!!!

garlichead
01-18-2007, 05:43 PM
I understand that 1 chicken breast has about 5g Fat.

When I buy my chicken breasts there tends to be some white fat on the edges or underneath. Is this the 5g of fat mentioned?

Natrually I always trim the white fat off before I cook the chicken but I was curious where this 5g of fat is located.

No, it's not. Trimming chicken breasts may or may not have visable fat depending on the trimming method or butcher. The standard is "with all visable fat removed". How their raised and what their fed will also determine
how much fat is present within the meat.

OzStriker
01-18-2007, 05:49 PM
There is still fat throughout the breast, it doesn't have to be visible.

5g of fat per 200g chicken breast is a pretty good figure to work with if you remove all visible fat.

Kind of like fat in whey protein, you can't see it there is a smidgeon there still :)