Guinea Hen, Whole image number 0
Guinea Hen, Whole image number 0

Guinea Hen, Whole

Price $49.99
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fresh: 2.5-3.0 lb avg
Price $49.99
frozen: 2.5-3.0 lb avg
Price $47.99
Price $49.99
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Our guinea hen is humanely raised on a small farm in California, with no added antibiotics or growth stimulants, in cage-free conditions. Guinea hen has a flavor that’s approachable, easy to enjoy and almost like pheasant, but with darker and more mildly flavored meat. A favorite roasting bird in France, you can use guinea hen in place of chicken in virtually any recipe. Just take care not to overcook the lean, delicate meat.
  • Farm raised; humanely and free range
  • Heritage-breed birds derived from French lineage
  • All-vegetarian diet of corn, soy, wheat, alfalfa
  • No antibiotics, no hormones, ever
  • Serves 2-4
  • Sold in an uncooked state
  • Product of USA
  • For best taste on fresh products, use or freeze within 3-5 days of receipt; for frozen products, use within 1-2 days after thawing
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Cooking Methods: Roast, Braise, Poach, Stew, Barbecue

Cooking Tips: Guinea hen can be cooked just like chicken, although it has a thinner, leaner skin. A rubdown with butter, duck fat, or a few strips of bacon will add flavor and keep the bird moist. Try adding shallots, citrus, garlic, and/or herbs to the cavity before roasting. Just like chicken, guinea hen should reach a finished temperature of 165 degrees F.

D'Artagnan guinea hens are humanely and naturally raised on a small poultry farm in California. Over 30 years ago the farmers established their flock with the highest-grade French breeding stock, and have continued the proud tradition of quality here in the United States. The cage-free guinea fowl feed on corn, soy, and wheat alfalfa and no antibiotics or hormones are ever used. From breeding to processing, th farm is dedicated to producing birds of distinction.