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Ground Chicken Delivery or Pickup

The Instacart guide to ground chicken products


About ground chicken

Ground chicken is also called minced chicken or chicken mince. It tastes similar to ground turkey, and it's an excellent alternative to ground beef. You can choose ground chicken breasts, thighs, or a combination of light and dark meat. Some ground chicken contains skin as well. Leaner white meat is usually more costly than more fatty, flavorful dark meat. However, even dark meat contains fewer calories than the same amount of ground beef. Like drumsticks and thighs, dark meat also has more blood vessels and fatty skin than white meat like chicken breasts. 

You can use ground chicken to make burgers, lasagna, chili, and more. Ground chicken with more fat and dark meat is usually a darker pink color than chicken made from white meat, and you can find the ratio of lean meat to fat on the package.

The meat should be odorless, and there should be no excess blood or other liquid in the bottom of the package. Avoid discolored ground chicken, and look for meat with a sell-by date that's as far in the future as possible. You can order ground chicken fresh or frozen through Instacart, and an experienced shopper can take it straight to your door!

Ground Chicken Near Me

Buy your favorite ground chicken online with Instacart. Order ground chicken from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs About Ground Chicken

Ground chicken is high in protein, and it has less fat and calories than ground beef. It's lower in cholesterol as well. Chicken is easy to digest, so it's an ideal choice for people who often have upset stomachs or other digestive problems. Ground chicken contains various important nutrients, including zinc, iron, copper, calcium, phosphorous, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, selenium, thiamine, potassium, niacin, and riboflavin. Eating ground chicken as part of a balanced diet can help your immune system stay strong, make your skin, hair, and nails healthier, and encourage faster healing from injuries. 

Free-range chickens spend at least part of every day outside. Some of them have access to large fields, and they usually live in cleaner, less crowded conditions than birds raised exclusively in warehouses or barns. These chickens often contain more nutrients as well.

You can serve the ground chicken with a variety of side items, including rice, mashed cauliflower, sweet potato casserole, green beans, carrots, corn, and roasted broccoli. You can make orange chicken, sweet and sour chicken, chicken burgers, chicken Alfredo, and more. Mix ground chicken with tortilla chips, salsa, and cheese for awesome nachos. Spices that go well with chicken include marjoram, thyme, chili powder, parsley, paprika, sage, cilantro, and dill.
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