How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken


It’s one of the great ways to save money at the grocery store! Buy a whole chicken and cut it up into individual pieces yourself. In this video, you’l... See morel see how to cut a whole chicken into easy-to-use pieces perfect for stews, grilling, baking, or dredging in flour and frying. All you need is a cutting board and a very sharp knife. You’ll also get smart tips for handling your knife safely and discover a few tricks for cutting through and around joints and tough cartilage. By cutting up your own chicken, you’ll also save money by reserving the unused chicken pieces to make delicious homemade chicken stock. See more chicken videos >>

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Jul 16, 2013 5:41 PM

Unfortunately cutting the legs and thighs off first that way causes the oyster (the best bite of meat on the chicken) to remain on the carcass.


Jul 12, 2013 5:33 AM

Why discard the liver(00:45)? It's really tasty after being fried along with the chicken. My Dad and I used to argue over who got to eat it.


Feb 10, 2013 12:46 PM

I need to start doing this more often! Thanks for the great, helpful video.

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