Calories, kcal: 254 Protein, g: 18.0 Fat, g: 20.0 Carbohydrates, g: 0.5
Black grouse is a large bird of the Pheasant family, an object of commercial hunting. Large enough black grouse, up to two kilograms in weight. Grouse males are black in color and have a lyre-like tail. Females are much smaller and reddish-mottled. Black grouse lives in European Russia, Mongolia, Northern Manchuria and Northern Europe.
Black grouse meat is tender and very tasty. On the breast, black grouse meat has an interesting feature - it is of two colors: dark cherry, sometimes even grayish closer to the skin, and inside it is light pink, and is similar in juiciness to hazel grouse meat.
Calorie content of black grouse
The calorie content of black grouse is 254 kcal per 100 grams of product.
Black grouse composition
The chemical composition of black grouse meat contains: choline, vitamins A, B1, B2, B5, B6, B9, B12, E, H and PP, as well as minerals necessary for the human body: potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, selenium, copper and manganese, iron, chlorine and sulfur, iodine, chromium, fluorine, molybdenum, tin, silicon, cobalt, nickel, phosphorus and sodium.
Useful properties of black grouse
Black grouse meat is very nutritious and is considered a healthy and environmentally friendly product. It has a positive effect on the heart, brain activity, as well as a stimulating effect on a weakened body.
Grouse in cooking
The meat of a young black grouse is best baked or fried, it turns out juicy and incredibly tasty. Sometimes black grouse meat is marinated before cooking, but this is not necessary. Older birds are usually boiled, stewed and baked (calorizer). Black grouse meat is usually garnished with forest berries, broccoli, pumpkin or boiled corn. Often, black grouse meat is stuffed with mushrooms, fruits or nuts. In France, stuffed black grouse is considered a traditional Christmas dish.