So many health experts suggest the usage of meatless soy products in the kitchen today. But if you have ever eaten a lot of soy protein products, you will know that they are not always tasty. Soy protein may be healthy and help you lose weight but the taste is missing. So, I was surprised to see that Boca came out wtih a tasty Boca Chicken Patty that helps you lose weight!
I am not a fan of grilled chicken without having any sort of breading, so I was amazed to find Boca producing an alternative to the high calorie chicken patty. My family has had Boca Meatless Hamburgers for years now but just now our local Wal-Mart grocery store has added Boca Meatless Chik’n Patties to the ever increasing health section. There are a few other soy based chicken patties available in the produce section but the Boca burgers are available in the frozen section (much to my chagrin next to the ice cream section). Although the ice cream section mocks me every time I go down the aisle, I still frequently visit the health section nearby.
The Boca Meatless Chik’n Patties are 100% meatless but do contain 2% wheat gluten for those of you on a strict diet. The other benefits of eating this healthy product are that they are: 50% less fat than breaded chicken patties contain no cholesterol, a good source of protein, and they contain 0 grams of Tran’s fat per serving. Each serving does contain a high 430 grams of sodium though.
Since this weekend turned out to be sunny, my family wanted to make these patties outdoors and on the new grill. We were a little worried about grilling the patties since other comparable chicken patties fall apart unless cooked on the stove top. Adventurous at heart, we started up the grill and placed the patties directly on the grill bars. We were surprised that these frozen patties only took about five minutes to fully cook on both sides on the grill. To further our surprise, the patties cooked all the way through and did not fall apart the least bit compared to others.
The Boca Meatless Chik’n Patties box suggests that the patties can be cooked properly in the oven, in a skillet on the stove top, or in the microwave. We found that the best way to cook these little gems were on the grill though. They are easily individually packaged to be taken outdoors without contamination and fry up like other meat products.
To increase our love for the Boca Meatless Company, these Boca Meatless Chik’n Patties are tasty and easily compare to meat chicken patties. My husband is not a big lover of vegetarian products, since he was brought up in a “meat and potato” family. Seeing that my husband loved these chicken patties, I highly suggest anyone to make these for your family. It would be easy to make these patties and not tell your family that they are meatless – everyone will be surprised to the truth after taste testing. The Boca Meatless Company has brought up another winning meatless product that I am sure will soon be seen in restaurants around the nation alongside the meatless hamburgers.