How To: Tie up or truss a chicken for roasting

First of all keep the chicken under the running water and then pad it dry. Then you have to remove the neck, inner portions and the fat from the abdominal cavity. Now season the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper by standing it up inside the bowl. You can now add the desired spices. In this case you can use garlic cloves and lemon pieces. Now close the abdomen cavity and lay the chicken on the cutting board. Wedge the wing tips under the wings. Close the neck cavity by wrapping the sk...

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 low-fat chicken tenders

Learn how to make low-fat chicken tenders. Even if you're watching your waistline, you don't have to give up your favorite foods. Baked – not fried – chicken tenders can be just as tasty as the real deal.

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: Make Caribbean-style barbecue baked chicken with green seasoning

Create some of your own authentic Caribbean cuisine in your own kitchen! Wilma Browne Yarde shares her secret recipe for baked and grilled chicken with tons of BBG flavor, texture and heat. This is a garlic-rich green seasoning with herbs, habañero pepper, ginger and citrus prepares chicken for baking. Next, the chicken is dipped in a spicy tomato and brown sugar BBQ sauce with sriracha, beer and more habañero.

How To: Bake a chicken pot pie casserole with Alton Brown

Alton Brown's dish is a cross between chicken pot pie and casserole. Follow along and see how he makes this chicken hybrid dish. This cooking how-to video is part of Good Eats show hosted by Alton Brown. Pop culture, comedy, and plain good eating: Host Alton Brown explores the origins of ingredients, decodes culinary customs and presents food and equipment trends. Punctuated by unusual interludes, simple preparations and unconventional discussions, he'll bring you food in its finest and funni...

How To: Make coconut chicken and rice

In this tutorial, we learn how to make coconut chicken and rice. First chop up an onion, peppers, and thyme. Now, take coconut milk and mix it with your favorite juice. Cut up your chicken and season it with curry powder, then place the chicken in a hot pan with oil. Brown your chicken on both sides and then add in your onions, peppers, thyme, and any other seasonings along with coconuts and milk. Let this dish simmer for about 45 minutes and while it's cooking, add another can of coconut mil...

How To: Make BBQ chicken in your microwave

Barbara Kafka, The Microwave Gourmet, is a rare breed: an award-winning chef who embraces the lowly microwave. This BBQ chicken makes a great appetizer or light meal and there's no barbecue grill required. Make BBQ chicken in your microwave.

How To: Make Filipino spicy adidas (chicken feet)

Spicy adidas is a Filipino dish using fried chicken feet and black beans. This video will demonstrate how to cook, combine and season all the ingredients to make some really Filipino cuisine. Chicken feet might seem a little out of the normal ingredient range for some people but just about anything is good fried, so grab some feet and start cooking.

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: Cook a whole roast chicken in the oven

In this video, we learn how to cook a whole chicken in the oven. First, preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Now, take your chicken out of the package and rinse it off in the sink, removing the insides. Now, pat dry the chicken and put on a roasting pan. Add pepper, garlic salt, paprika, oregano, lemon and olive oil to season the chicken. Make sure to rub the chicken thoroughly and soak it in the seasoning. Now you will place the chicken into the oven and cook it for one hour with aluminum foil o...

How To: Cook chicken and yellow rice the quick & easy way

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook chicken and yellow rice the quick & easy way. First, you will need to boil your chicken and de-bone it. After you cut it up into chunks, place 2 tbsp butter in a large pot. Then add in 1 large chopped onion and saute. After this, add in 2 large chopped carrots and saute for several minutes. Then, add in your chicken pieces and stir everything together so the chicken can absorb the juices. After this, add in salt, pepper, and garlic for seasoning and acco...

How To: Make a crispy, golden roast turkey

In this tutorial, we learn how to make crispy golden roasted turkey. For this recipe you will need: 13 lb turkey, butter, olive oil, salt and pepper. To cook the turkey you will need: 1 roasting rack, 1 roasting pan and aluminum foil. First, preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Then, pat dry your turkey after rinsing thoroughly, making sure to fully dry everything. Now, rub butter all over the turkey, inside and out. You can now brush the turkey with a generous amount of olive oil and then seaso...

How To: Cook a delicious chicken escalope or breaded chicken

Chicken escalope, or breaded chicken, is a Mediterranean classic found in lots of Middle Eastern and Souther European countries. This is a really easy recipe to enjoy any time at home. You'll need two boneless chicken breasts, a cup of flour, one cup milk, one egg, corn flakes, salt, black pepper, a half teaspoon of paprika, half teaspoon of parsley, and a half teaspoon of garlic powder. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make chicken escalope.

How To: Make foie gras on a rosette of caramelized apples

Chef Johann Lafer prepares foie gras on a rosette of caramelized apples. The cooking time for this recipe is 35 minutes. You will need the following ingredients: veal fond with madere, fole gras (goose liver) pine nuts, sugar, butter, walnut oil, calvados, apples, cane sugar, salad and flour. Make foie gras on a rosette of caramelized apples.

How To: Make Pakistani style chicken biryani

This is a recipe for chicken biryani. To start you will need half a kilo of chicken, one medium onion finely chopped, a cooked medium tomatoe chopped, one cup of yogourt, a heaped tablespoon of ginger garlic paste, half a teaspoon of termite paste, half a teaspoon of chili powder, salt to taste, heaped tablespoon of coriander powder, saffron, biscanti rice soaked for half an hour, few pieces of garamasal (assorted), a few threads of saffron, half a cup of milk, a few mint leaves.

How To: Make a time-consuming, but delicious turkey leg confit

You thought the normal Thanksgiving turkey took forever! Wait until you try out this recipe for turkey leg confit. If you have the patience, you could make this holiday dinner one to remember. Everyone will be more than satisfied. So satisfied, that Thanksgiving will always be at your place (which might not be a good thing).

How To: Make chicken nuggets at home using potato chips

Nicko will show us how to make home made chicken nuggets. You'll need diced chicken breasts, about 1 inch nuggets; 1 egg and 1/2 cup milk mixed together and about 2 cups of flour and a bag of thinly cut sour cream and onion potato chips. You can use any type of chip flavor you like. Crush the chips up by putting them in a plastic sandwich bag and then crush them by tapping down on the bag with a rolling pin until they're a breadcrumb mixture. Now using your hand roll a nugget of chicken first...

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: Make chicken pot pie with Tyler Florence

Tyler Florence from Food Network shows us how to make chicken pot pie in one pot. First sauté carrots, onions, and celery in extra virgin olive oil. Next add 2 tablespoons of flour. Add chicken broth and heavy cream. Season it with salt, pepper, and herbs. It will thicken before your eyes. Take some chicken and add it to the mixture. Next add frozen peas and small potatoes. You can use frozen pastry for the base. Use a crock to cut out the base. Fill the crock with the mix and add the pastry ...

How To: Remove skin from raw chicken

This video shows you how to remove skin from raw chicken. The narrator says this is actually a healthier choice. To remove the skin from a raw chicken thigh, grasp the skin and pull it off in one piece. You can use a knife if it's necessary. To remove skin from a drumstick, start at the meaty end and pull down so it is removed all in one piece. In the end of the video, the viewer is reminded to wash their hands before and after handling raw meat to prevent spreading bacteria. Remove skin from...

How To: Make microwave chicken nuggets

Looking for a delicious dinner to serve your family tonight? Whip up this kid-friendly chicken nuggets recipe in the microwave. To serve four people, I recommend four chicken breasts. For those with smaller appetites, half a chicken breast will do. For crunchier chicken nuggets you can interchange cornflake crumbs for the breadcrumbs. You will need chicken breasts, milk, breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese. Once the nuggets are done, you can eat them. They taste great plain, or you might try dipp...

How To: Tell whether a frozen turkey is fully thawed out

Cooking a turkey is a long and arduous process if you're never done it before, and requires careful preparation. If you've bought a frozen turkey, one of the first things your need to make sure of is that you've thawed it properly before you start cooking it, and this video will show you how to make sure your bird is all the way thawed.

How To: Roast fantastic Cornish hens with a balsamic marinade

Cornish game hens are a truly a magnificent meal to serve up for any occasion! So tender and juicy! But if you are a little stuck as to what you want to do with then you're in luck! In this great video you will learn how to make Cornish game hens with a fantastic balsamic marinade that'll have your mouth watering!

How To: Make traditional fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make traditional fried chicken. First, take your thawed chicken and dip them into a batter made of white flour, cornmeal, salt, and pepper. After this, dip the chicken into a bath of milk, then back into the flour batter. Do this to all the pieces of chicken then place the chicken into a pot full of hot oil. Let the chicken fry until it's golden brown and cooked all the way through. Make sure you turn on each side so the pieces get evenly fried. When finished...

How To: Make skillet grilled chicken fajitas

Before you begin to make your skillet grilled chicken fajitas, place a skillet in your oven at about 350 degrees. You will also need flour tortillas. Heat up another pan and drizzle some olive oil into the pan. Slice up an onion and place in pan to brown. Add a pinch of sugar and a sprinkling of red wine vinegar to bring out the sweetness in the onions. Make sure you stir regularly so the onions don't burn. Choose either a red, yellow, or green pepper and wash it. Cut out the stem/top, pull o...

How To: Make a deep fried turkey

Want to impress your family members by deep frying your turkey this year but don't know how to? This instructional video will teach you the right way into making a deep fried turkey without over cooking it or burning it. It also teaches you the right techniques so you will be safe while handling the large amounts of hot oil it takes to deep fry a turkey. Follow along with this video and you will end up with a delicious fried turkey.

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