Hot Poultry How-Tos

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: Make chicken in Chinese black bean sauce

In this video from BBCFood we learn how to make chicken in Chinese black bean sauce. He uses chicken wings. Cut the wing at the joint using a cleaver or knife. Now in a bowl add the wings, add 1 tablespoon of light soy sauce, and 1 tablespoon of rice wine. Mix it very well together. Let it marinade for about an hours. You'll need a pound of chicken for this recipe. Now with the black beans, use 1 1/2 tablespoon chopped well. To cook, use a Cantonese wok with a wok stand. Heat the wok, then ad...

How To: Make General Tso chicken recipe

In this Chinese cooking class on video, learn how to make a famous dish called General Tso’s chicken (a.k.a. General Joe’s, General Gau’s, General Tao’s, General Tsao’s, General Chow’s—and a number of other variations). Our expert will walk you through the recipe, with ingredients for making the dish, the batter, and the sauce, step-by-step instructions for mixing seasonings and cutting vegetables, how to batter and fry the chicken, stir fry cooking tips, and final presentation of the dish. D...

How To: Make super fast chicken curry in a hurry

In this clip, the ladies from Show Me the Curry will show you how to make an almost instant chicken curry dish. This is great for those times when you only have a couple of minutes to prepare dinner and are craving something delicious. This dish serves 3-4 people and is so simple even your husband can make it!

How To: Cook a perfect duck breast

Ever wonder how to get that perfectly cooked duck breast? Now you can get that restaurant style duck breast with a cripsy skin on the outside while still keeping the inside moist and pink. You start by making a grid like pattern on the fat using a sharp knife. Doing this will help give it that the crispy skin. Next you season both sides with some salt to taste. After this the duck breast goes into the heated pan. When heating that pan have the temperature set to medium-heat. No oil or fat of ...

How To: Make honey & sesame seed chicken

Watch this video to learn how to make a basic honey and sesame seed chicken. This delicious dish will be generating raves around the dinner table. Ingredients: A plate of sesame seeds Dark soy sauce Blossom honey Vegetable oil five pieces of skinless chicken Fresh coriander for garnish Put a frying pan onto the stove top on high. Mix in a bowl stirs equal amounts of dark soy sauce, honey and vegetable oil to make a sticky marinade. The vegetable oil stops the honey from burning. Add in chicke...

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: 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: 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 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 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 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: Debone a whole duck

Tired of chicken? Discover duck! The Maple Leaf Farms corporate chef will teach you how to properly cut up a whole duck (also called deboning). Cooking duck is easier than you think. Maple Leaf Farms is your one stop for duck cooking tips and duck recipes. Make it a meal to remember with duck.

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 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.

How To: Make a rustic French chicken Pot-au-Feu

This is another one pot dish that's great for the whole family. For this recipe, you will need: 4 pounds whole chicken, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, olive oil, 3/4 cup seasonal baby vegetables, 1-2 garlic cloves, 2 cups chicken stock, 1/2 pound unsalted butter, cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme, tarragon, mint, salt and pepper, Make a rustic French chicken Pot-au-Feu.

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: Make a flavorful panko crusted baked chicken

This recipe has few ingredients, but quite a lot of flavor as the garlic and honey work together to make a sweet/savory delight. To make this, you will need: 1 whole chicken, broken into 8 pieces, garlic powder, paprika, honey, 1/4 cup panko breadcrumbs, salt and pepper. Make a flavorful panko crusted baked chicken.

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