Although higher in fat than white breast meat, the darker-fleshed chicken pieces – the legs (drumsticks) and thighs – are a more concentrated source of minerals, including zinc and some iron.
*Chicken is almost always a good menu choice, but beware of what fast-food restaurants do to it. Most commercially crumbed chicken nuggets have more than 17 grams of fat per serving.
*Chicken is rich in niacin, which may play a role in cancer protection. Laboratory experiments suggest that niacin may help prevent certain precancerous changes at the cellular level.
My boyfriend wanted me to make him some dinner and I NEVER cook so I tried out this recipe and it was not only very easy to follow but was also very delicious. He ended up having 2 servings! Great risotto. - 26 Apr 2011
I can only get dried shitake mushrooms - so if you use dried ones, only use three or four, otherwise their flavour takes over. I added some chives right before serving and it was lovely. - 06 Nov 2012
First time round I used 2-3 cups of wine. Waaaaay too much. Second time 1 cup ..perfecto Added some peas for colour. - 03 Jun 2014