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Hairy Bikers’ Chicken & Egg



Hairy Bikers’ Chicken & Egg


8:30pm Fridays from 24 March Channel 018

The Hairy Bikers are on a mission to find, cook and eat the most popular chicken and egg recipes in the world. Biking across Europe, the Middle East and America, the boys celebrate the versatility and universality of both chicken and egg. Packed with surprising new facts about chicken and full of fun, the guys discover the history, science and social history surrounding a bird that outnumbers humans by three to one. Si and Dave explore the most delicious, succulent, spicy, traditional and inventive ways to cook a food that crosses all boundaries of race, religion, age and class.

With chicken being the world’s most popular meat, every country in the world is champion to a different cut or chicken recipe and there is a dish for every culture and occasion. From Michelin stars to Mums know best, the Hairy Bikers will ravish the lot! 
On their travels, they enjoy masterclasses from top chefs and cooks – from the brasserie in Bourg-en-Bresse that sells the Rolls Royce of roast chickens to Virginia’s oldest fried chicken shop. They meet award-winning producers, taste quirky family recipes that have been passed down through the generations and discover why chicken is set to top the charts as the most popular meat on the planet.