How-to

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How-to

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Learn how to prepare your Golden Phoenix® product from the beginning!

Learn how to prepare your Golden Phoenix® product from the beginning!

Golden Phoenix poultry

Chicken 101

How to Select The Best Cut For You

Low in Fat • High in Protein • Needs To Be Seasoned

Golden Phoenix chicken breat with seasoning.

BREASTS

Golden Phoenix chicken breat with seasoning.

BREASTS

This popular, easy to cook, lean protein cooks quickly and makes for a family favorite. Try Golden Phoenix® Breasts Traypack
Best Cooking Method:

Grill or Oven Bake

Golden Phoenix chicken wings with seasoning.

WINGS

Golden Phoenix chicken wings with seasoning.

WINGS

This classic party favorite is full of flavor & tastes great breaded or not.
Try Golden Phoenix® Best Cooking Method:


Deep Fry

Full of Flavor • More Fat Than White Meat

DRUMSTICKS

DRUMSTICKS

These simple to cook pieces are popular item, great skin-on or off.
Try Golden Phoenix® Best Cooking Method:


Grill or Deep Fry

THIGHS

THIGHS

These are easy to cook, full of meat, and perfect for slow cooker recipes.
Try Golden Phoenix® Best Cooking Method:


Grill or Slow Cook

LEG QUARTERS

LEG QUARTERS

These are the combo of drumstick and thigh, so they’re sure to pack lots of meat.
Try Golden Phoenix® Best Cooking Method:


Bake or Grill

Golden Phoenix Food Safety

Food Safety

Learn How to Keep Your Food & Family Safe

Chef seasoning Golden Phoenix chicken.

PREPARATION

Chef seasoning Golden Phoenix chicken.

PREPARATION

  • It is important to wash your hands with warm, soapy water before and after handling food.
  • Keep raw poultry and other meats separated from other ingredients. Wash all dishes touched by raw meat with warm, soapy water before using with other foods. 
  • The safest way to thaw frozen foods is in the refrigerator. For a quicker method, place the food into a sealed bag and submerge in cold water, changing the water every 30 minutes. NEVER thaw frozen meats or poultry in warm water.

Man cooking Golden Phoenix pork.

COOKING

Man cooking Golden Phoenix pork.

COOKING

  • Use a food thermometer to check the center of your meats, before removing it from its heat source to ensure it has been cooked thoroughly.  
  • To ensure safe eating, cook raw pork, beef, and other red meats to an internal temperature of at least 145ºF (62.8ºC).
  •  You should cook all poultry to an internal temperature of at least 165ºF (73.9ºC).

Golden Phoenix chicken breast with seasoning.

FINISHING UP

Golden Phoenix chicken breast with seasoning.

FINISHING UP

  • Only keep leftovers in your fridge for 4 days or less.
  • If reheating leftovers, cook them to at least 165ºF (73.9ºC)
  • Always tightly wrap leftover meat, raw or cooked, in aluminum foil or plastic wrap before freezing.
  • Throw out any food left out for more than two hours.

Golden Phoenix Cooking Methods

Cooking Methods

Learn the Different Ways to Cook Your Food

Chef stewing Golden Phoenix vegetables.

STEW/BRAISE

Chef stewing Golden Phoenix vegetables.

STEW/BRAISE

These methods are usually used with slow cookers. The idea is to sear/sauté ingredients and then combine them together in a sauce or liquid until tender.

Man broiling Golden Phoenix corn on the cob.

BROIL

Man broiling Golden Phoenix corn on the cob.

BROIL

Broiling is the same as grilling, except that the heat source is coming from the top versus the bottom. Broiling happens very quickly, so it’s important to watch your food.


Man steaming Golden Phoenix vegetables.

STEAM

Man steaming Golden Phoenix vegetables.

STEAM

Steaming ingredients, such as Golden Phoenix® Vegetables, is when food is placed in a steaming device over boiling water so that the hot steam cooks the food.


Golden Phoenix tights on grill.

GRILL

Golden Phoenix tights on grill.

GRILL

This method involves cooking on top of a heat source, with the food placed on grates, giving the food charred lines, and usually a smoky taste


Pan Fry with oil.

PAN FRY

Pan Fry with oil.

PAN FRY

This method is done by adding a fat to a pan, about a half-inch full, cooking the food on one side, then flipping to cook on the other side.

Golden Phoenix shoestring cut crispy fries deep fryed.

DEEP FRY

Golden Phoenix shoestring cut crispy fries deep fryed.

DEEP FRY

This method is the same as pan frying, however, the food is completely submerged in the hot fat until the inside is fully cooked.


Golden Phoenix roasted turkey with herbs.

ROAST/BAKE

Golden Phoenix roasted turkey with herbs.

ROAST/BAKE

These methods refer to cooking inside of an oven until the food is cooked thoroughly. The difference is that roasting refers to proteins and vegetables, while baking usually refers to breads, casseroles, or pastries.

Golden Phoenix seared shrimps.

SEAR

Golden Phoenix seared shrimps.

SEAR

Perfect for Golden Phoenix® Fish, searing involves a small amount of fat and high heat. The goal of searing is to brown the outside, while keeping the inside tender.

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