How To: Make a classic chicken pot pie with Nigella Lawson

Make some Chicken Pot Pie to warm your heart! Melt butter, add flour, and use a bit of chicken stock concentrate. Gives it a savory taste. Then whisk milk. This is the base. The chicken, ham, and peas should be mixed together in the base. Put it in your pie crust. Make a layer of crust to put on top. Cut off the extra dough and pinch it around. Slash it atleast four or five times so that the steam can come out. You can personalize with little batter cut outs. And splash with a little egg was ...

How To: Make an authentic Jamaican-style jerk chicken

Watch this video and find out how to make authentic Jamaican jerk chicken. The basic ingredient required to prepare this dish is Jamaican allspice or pimento berry which is powdered and pound to a paste. The chicken is rubbed with this paste and kept to marinate in the fridge for about 24 to 48 hours so that the meat absorbs all the juices and spices. The pimento leaves are placed on the grill on top of which sticks are placed. This is an offset cooking, that is, the chicken is cooked away fr...

How To: Remove tenderloins from chicken breast

In this video it is demonstrated how to remove tenderloins from chicken breast. The tenderloin runs just beneath the breast bone it is a really nice and sweet piece of meat. It is white in color. To remove it take a chicken breast and flip it over so that you can see the breastbone. Then take a knife (or you can do it with your finger as well) and just cut across the breastbone. It is attached by a tendon so if you cut the tendon, the tenderloin comes out very easily. This is a simple way to ...

How To: Make a perfectly pan seared quail every time

A great special occasion dish! For this recipe, you will need: 2 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon butter, 2 semi boneless quail, 1/2 cup chunky chutney, 6 small slices proscuitto, salt, pepper, brown sugar, 2 garlic cloves, 1 tablespoon shalltos, 1 medium carrot, 2 stalks chopped celery, bay leaves, rosemary, 1/2 cup chicken stock and 2 tablespoons dry vermouth. Make a perfectly pan seared quail every time.

How To: Cook an authentic tikka masala with chicken

Chicken tikka masala is a delicious curry dish, originating in India but now being cooked and served worldwine. You don't have to be a master of Indian cooking to make this dish - it's easy to make this spicy, flavorful dish at home. You don't even need chicken - tikka masala can also be made with lamb, beef or fish.

How To: Cook Chicken Tinola

Nothing beats eating a meal with soup, especially rice. So here comes my own version of chicken tinola. This one is among the favorite viands on a Filipinos meal, because of its tasty soup and also its meat and vegetable combination saves you time and fuel when cooking.

How To: Make an easy modern Wellington with pork tenderloin

Beef Wellington is one of our favorite dishes, but beef tends to be one of the priciest cuts of meat out there. If you're trying to save money while still eating delicious comfort food, check out this recipe video. You'll learn how to make a pork Wellington, with pork tenderloin substituted for beef to reduce costs. Proscuitto and Dijon mustard make this Wellington extremely rich and with a tangy kick of flavor.

How To: Cut up a raw chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to cut up a raw chicken. First, start with a very sharp knife and a complete whole chicken. First, cut the legs from the chicken by pulling the skin taut at first between the drumstick and the breast. Next, remove the wings by holding the chicken on its wing and looking for the armpit. Slit into this, and bend back the wing, then cut through. After this, remove the back from the chicken and then you will be left with your chicken breast halves. Turn it over skin...

How To: Truss a chicken for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to truss poultry. Trussing is a technique that helps keep poultry in shape when cooking. To truss a chicken, begin by tucking the wing under the chicken and then flip it over. Wrap the string around the drumsticks, pull the string out toward the back of the bird and catching the tucked wings underneath the string. Flip the chicken over and tie the string over the breasts. Bring the ends of the string down and tie it under the strings the hold the drum...

How To: Truss a chicken without strings, wires or skewers

To truss a chicken without using any strings, wires or skewers, hold the chicken up by the wings and let all the fluids drain out into a bowl or sink or any container. Next, use a knive or a sharp object and cut open a slit at the fat flaps just outside the bottom cavity. The slit should be about the size of a dime, and make a cut on the other flap as well. Push the leg through the slit on the opposite side, and then push the other leg to the other slit as well. The legs are now trussed. Tuck...

How To: Truss a chicken for roasting or smoking

This video explains how to truss chicken. First, it is explained that trussing is the process of tying a chicken such that it is better suited for cooking. One benefit is that trussing keeps the tips of the chicken's wings from burning during the cooking process. Another benefit that is explained is that trussing a chicken allows you to stuff the cavity of the chicken with something like onion or lemon while the chicken cooks. A figure eight pattern is made around the end of the drumsticks wi...

How To: Make KFC-style fried chicken

This video demonstrates how to make KFC-Style Chicken. Allow chicken to sit in a brine: cayenne pepper, onion powder, Kosher salt, garlic, thyme, red pepper, Cajun seasoning, and black pepper. Allow it to marinate overnight in the refrigerator. Drain.

How To: Cut up a chicken for saute

It is usually less expensive and fresher to purchase a whole chicken as opposed to pieces. In this two part tutorial, learn how to cut up a whole chicken for cooking with Rob Hinsley, head of Hospitality & Catering at Stoke on Trent College in the UK.

How To: Cook classic grilled chicken with the BBQ Pit Boys

This video teaches individuals how to cook classic grilled chicken using a BBQ pit. The first step is to begin mixing one cup of vegetable oil and two cups of vinegar. The next step is to add your favorite chicken rub and mix it all together with a pinch of pepper. The instructor marinates his chicken for four hours before cooking. The next step is to put the marinated chicken into the BBQ pit grill to begin cooking. The instructor notes it only takes about 10min to seer both sides of the chi...

How To: Grill easy BBQ chicken with Chef John

For an easy, but tasty, chicken dinner Chef John shows us his recipe for barbeque chicken that helps you avoid the burned skin. With the raw chicken, cut some deep slashes that will allow the BBQ sauce and marinade to permeate the chicken. Also, make a gash on the wing to make the grilling easier. In a bowl, combine crushed garlic, one quarter cup of rice vinegar, and a couple tablespoons of BBQ sauce. Dip the chicken into this marinade. Let the chicken sit in the marinade for an hour. After ...

How To: Make baked chicken with onions, peppers & mushrooms

Preheat oven to 425. Place butter in 9 x 13 baking dish and place in oven as it preheats. Place chicken pieces in zip top bag. Add flour and shake to coat. When oven is warm, remove pan from oven and place the floured chicken in pan with the melted butter. Return to oven and cook for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken and continue cooking for 20 min. While the chicken bakes, chop onion. Saute' onion in a small skillet with a little olive oil. Chop mushrooms and add them to the onion. Saute' until t...

How To: Make Pakistani bbq-style chicken tikka

Learn how to make BBQ Chicken Tikka without actually using a BBQ! Learn what ingredients you will need, proper preparation steps, and cooking techniques. Learn the importance of the BBQ net in order to enhance dish for the fullest flavor! Video provides examples on garnish ideas to allow you to send out your perfect plate. If you follow the steps in this video you will learn to create an authentic Pakistani dish that will be perfect for social gatherings or for a quiet family dinner.

How To: Velvet chicken for stir fry dishes

This cooking how to video demonstrates the process for velveting chicken for stir fry dishes. Velveting is a cooking process that gives the meat in a stir fry dish that silky and smooth texture that everyone craves. This method of cooking is common in Asian cultures. Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to velvet chicken. The ingredients you need to velvet chicken are: chicken cubes, salt, Sherry, egg white, cornstarch, and vegetable oil.

How To: BBQ spatchcock chicken

Spatchcocking chicken basically means you butterfly the chicken - this creates a wider area for it to cook on so it cooks faster and more evenly. In this video you'll learn how to spatchcock your chicken and then barbeque them.

How To: Make classic Jamaican jerk chicken

A Jamaican classic, and now you can prepare it in your own home! For this recipe, you will need: 5 pounds of chicken, 1/2 cup Lawry's or chicken seasoning, 1/4 cup garlic powder, 1 cup Jamaican jerk sauce, 1/4 cup sherry and 1 teaspoon of browning or caramel food color. Make classic Jamaican jerk chicken.

How To: Make orange glazed chicken tenders for your children

This is an easy dish to make that your kids are sure to love! Dress up the traditional chicken tender by adding an orange glaze. For this recipe, you will need: 1 pound chicken tenders, 1 cup orange segments, 3 tablespoons canola oil, salt, pepper, 1 quart fresh orange juice and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Make orange glazed chicken tenders for your children.

How To: Make a Southern style fried chicken

The key to this recipe is the perfectly seasoned flour mix. For this recipe, you will need: 2 1/2 - 3 pounds of chicken, canola oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, 1 1/2 cups flour, 1 1/2 cups semolina, 1 tablespoon garlic powder, 1 tablespoon curry, 1 teaspoon thyme and 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning. Make a Southern style fried chicken.

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