While reading an article, I saw this question:
Do you prefer brown meat or white meat?
I definitely don't know what this means. Could you tell me more about it?
White meat and red meat are typically used to define what type of animal is being eaten:
The term brown meat should read dark meat and is used opposite the term white meat to describe the darker (brown) parts (non-breast meat) of a typical white meat animal—usually poultry.
I have not heard of black meat.
I typically see the comparison between dark meat and white meat:
The article also has this to say:
Red meat is more commonly used to refer to that of mammals:
I've never actually heard of brown meat but there is a technique known as browning meat:
'Brown meat' can refer to a particular sort of meat found in crustaceans: it's a fairly rare and technical usage.
Incidentally, 'green meat' is often used as a term for meat that has been around too long to be safe for human consumption: it is sometimes put into petfood (or cheap sausages, allegedly).
I'm guessing they meant "dark meat", as in the darker-colored meat from certain parts of poultry (the legs and thighs of a chicken or turkey, for example, as opposed to the much lighter, "white" meat from the breast and wings).
"Red meat" (from cows, primarily, in the US anyway) is very clearly red prior to being cooked, but also turns brown during the cooking process. However, it's normal to refer to it as red meat, not brown meat.
It looks to me like your title and your question are different questions.
To answer the actual question about the sentence
Almost certainly the person was referring to chicken (probably fried chicken). If I'm right, the question should actually be
Other poultry also has this distinction, although they vary by what parts (if any) are considered "white meat". Actually, most are all "dark meat". Here's what Wikipedia has to say on the subject.
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