Guinea Hen Breast - Boneless - Average Weight 1.75 Lbs.
Exotic Meat Market offers Guinea Fowls farmed in Sunny California. Our guineafowls are raised humanely, without antibiotics or hormones, using traditional methods to bring the very best guinea hens to market.
Guinea Fowl Meat is moist, very lean, tender and flavorful. Guinea Fowl meat is white like chicken but its taste is more reminiscent of pheasant, without excessive gamey flavor.
Chefs and home cooks seek them out because of their marvelous flavor; in restaurants, they are often chosen over pheasants because they do not have tendons in the leg and thigh. Guinea fowl may not be a household name in the US, but in countries like France and Italy it is the bird of choice, the Sunday bird. Guinea fowl, also known as Pintade, Faraona or African pheasant used to be a wild bird; it is now mostly farm-raised. With striking white spots on its gray feathers, a mature Guinea fowl will be similar in size to a pheasant, slightly smaller than a chicken.
Our Guinea fowls are "All Natural". They all come from the highest grade French breeding stock to ensure a consistently top quality bird. We don't use steroids, antibiotics or growth hormones. Feed is carefully selected to meet the specific requirements of this breed.
Very lean, tender and flavorful. Guinea fowl meat is white like chicken but its taste is more reminiscent of pheasant, without excessive gamey flavor. They offer exceptionally high yields -a 50/50 ratio between meat and carcass: these are moist and meaty birds! They are also substantially leaner than chicken (see our nutritional information for details). Chefs and home cooks seek them out because of their marvelous flavor; in restaurants, they are often chosen over pheasants because they do not have tendons in the leg and thigh, making this part of the bird more versatile and cost effective.
Easy to cook, easy to enjoy. Nothing could be simpler than preparing a Guinea fowl: just substitute Guinea fowl for chicken in your favorite recipes! Of course, European cooks and American chefs have developed many delicious recipes that really showcase the wonderful flavor of the bird. Check them out in our recipe section.
We offer whole Guinea fowls, vacuum-sealed for freshness. Like our other raw products, they should be used within a week, or may be frozen.