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I see a lot of people putting cooked chicken thighs on paper towels to absorb the excessive fat. This gave me an idea: if you don't care about taste, why can't we rinse cooked chicken with ethanol and pour away the mixture?

The ethanol will quickly evaporate and the excessive grease from the chicken will be rinsed away.

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    $\begingroup$ Sounds like this might work, but it is way more expensive than the conventional method. $\endgroup$ – Ivan Neretin Jan 11 '16 at 7:50
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    $\begingroup$ I can't help but consider the possibility of fried chicken which can get you drunk. Now there's something with the potential to take off... $\endgroup$ – Nicolau Saker Neto Jan 11 '16 at 10:10
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    $\begingroup$ And, perhaps some of us do care about the taste? Heck, we could soak them in carbon tetrachloride - that would degrease them nice and quick... $\endgroup$ – Jon Custer Jan 11 '16 at 15:34
  • $\begingroup$ Poulet Flambé, anyone? $\endgroup$ – DrMoishe Pippik Jan 11 '16 at 22:45
  • $\begingroup$ @JonCuster Too toxic $\endgroup$ – Sparrowcide Jan 11 '16 at 23:43

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