Isaw-isaw (Grilled Chicken Intestines)

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This popular street food in the Philippine is what we call the “Isaw-isaw” or plainly, a grilled chicken intestine for the un-oriented. You see, nothing is wasted in our country. We eat everything in a chicken… its head, its organs, its blood, and even its feet. And believe it or not, we call the chicken feet barbecue as “Adidas”.

ButΒ wait…!

Like the chicken, we also eat everything inΒ a cow, Β a goat, a carabao (water buffalo), and a pig. We eat their heads, their guts and organs, their blood, and also their feet. We even eat the bone marrows of cows and carabaos.

So if our country is one of those places to visit in your bucket list, don’t be surprised if you see some parts of a livestock which you don’t normally eat being sold on the streets and in our local restaurants. It’s just one of the food we eat and is part of our local cuisine!

Bon apetit!

18 thoughts on “Isaw-isaw (Grilled Chicken Intestines)

  1. Wow. I saw, i saw a chicken running down the street. Quick go catch it. Yes our society doesn’t eat all that you have mentioned. I’m sure they are delicious. I’m game for trying anything well, almost anything. Bet you don’t eat chicken butt lol Gotcha

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