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I put one in my turkey chilli. it was good.
(what did you expect maaan??!!)
Also, I am a bit concerned having read that link, as my bf cut it up for me, and that article says he was supposed to wear gloves and I doubt he did what with being a proper BURMA and that, hope his big diges are ok today.
Eating endangered animals could be the new 'in' thing. My brother Col would genuinely be worried as he's been to Indonesia to study them in the past.
I've just sent the link on to one of my mates who is mad for chillies. Want to see if he's tried them. I'm sure the glove suggestion is just for preventing getting the chilli substance in your eyes. Diges?
the turkey meat actually acts as a good carrier for the flavours, the cumin in particular carries very well, and I almost (not quite- but it's close) prefer it to beef chilli now. Much less fatty and greasy.
I love chilli but I can only have red meat once a week and I'm not giving up my Friday steak, nor am I the kind of monster who enjoys veggie chilli.
Low fat, has flavour of its own and also acts as a superb vehicle for other flavours. Superior to chicken mince and as a healthy alternative to beef/pork/lamb it's superb.
That said if I'm deviating from a meat chilli I'll go in for Quorn mince. My word does Quorn mince make a good chilli.
I trust you Geoff, so I'm going to try this for my next chilli.
(agree re turkey mince- I can't bear roast turkey, as I find it a bit dry and insipid-probably the way my old dear cooks it tbhtbf- but it was such a revelation to discover that the mince is a joy, if absorbs and carries herbs and spices so beautifully)
is it's so MOIST without being flavourless. Like pork in that regard but with 1/3 of the calories.
A good roast turkey is a good roast turkey. Have had way more bad ones than good ones though.
But yeah I've made a rake of quorn mince chillies when entertaining vegetarians and they've mostly turned out smashing. The key is to use a touch more spices etc. than usual and make sure you cook it long enough so every inch of soya is soaked in flavour. Find it also has a delightfully `heavy` texture too.
No supermarket own stuff.