Over here in the FreshDirect offices, there’s much ado about Heritage Chicken and the truth is — every word is true.
We’ve grown fond of the Weaver family, who raise these chickens on their family farm in nearby PA.
I’ve also learned that there’s a reason Heritage Chicken, aka Pollo Buono, is so hard to find. It’s a rare bird and it’s absolutely delicious. Here are some ideas on how to prepare this Heritage Chicken at home to share with your family.
A rotisserie chicken or a chicken Parmesan panini are good, but swap your chicken breast for a juicy Pollo Buono chicken breast and you have yourself a mini feast. Forget sharing.
Originally raised on family farms in Italy, these particular chickens are now slow-grown to produce superior texture and flavor in small family farms in Pennsylvania. They’re also raised humanely and without antibiotics on an all-vegetable diet and have a thin skin that’s ideal for crisping.
5 of our other favorite ways to prepare Pollo Buono include:
- Roast Chicken with Oven Fries from “Real Simple® magazine”
- Chicken in a Pot from “Recipes from Home”
- Beer-Can Chicken from “Beer-Can Chicken”
- Simple Roast Chicken from “Real Simple® magazine”
- Jeanne’s Roast Chicken with Apples and Onions from “Everybody Eats Well in Belgium Cookbook”
If you’d rather concentrate on the chicken – leave the sides to us. Whether it’s our Almost Perfect Mashed Potatoes or Sauteed Spinach with Garlic, FreshDirect has more than a dozen Sides in a Snap to make any meal easy and delicious.