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Aug 29, 2014 10:17 PM

Sasso chicken

Hi everyone,

Recently, there is a new type of chicken called "Sasso chicken" in supermarkets. I was wondering if anyone has tried it. What is it good for: soup, grilling, braising? What does the meat taste like?

Your feedback is most appreciated.

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  1. I just bought a couple of whole "Sasso" Chickens to try out. Does anyone have anymore background information on the background, breed, etc?

    1. I just Googled these. It's a breed of chicken originally from France and is a slow growing, yellow bird that is meant to be raised on pasture. Where did you buy these? I'd love to know who's raising them here and am really curious to try it out.

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      1. re: Tatai

        I bought the chickens from an Asian grocery store called "Grand Fortune Supermarket", located at Market Village near Kennedy/Steeles. They also carry a number of farmed game birds such as pheasants, guinea fowl, mallard duck, etc.

        1. re: asagiri

          Thanks! Does it give the name of the farm/producer/location on the package?

          1. re: Tatai

            It says that it's from Abate Farms in Ontario.

            1. re: asagiri

              Oh, great. Thanks. I've heard of them as rabbit producers and they're also an abattoir and distributor of various meats; interesting to hear they're now raising and/or distributing this breed of chicken.