Hot Poultry How-Tos

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: Truss a chicken in 2 minutes

To truss a chicken start with a long piece of cotton twine. Place the chicken with the breast up and the legs pointing away from you. Run the twine under the butt of the chicken with equal amounts of twine on each side. Pull the twine between each leg and cross it over the middle. Then wrap the twine around the legs and cross it over again. Pull the twine over the thigh bones and hold it over each of the wings. Flip the chicken over and wrap a knot multiple times to hold the wings in tight. W...

How to Make Indian food: Chicken curry with gorbanzo beans

In this video Sheeba is demonstrating how to cook chicken curry in a different way with Garbanzo beans(commonly called as chhole in India). For this first you need to grind onion, garlic, ginger , turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder and salt. Put some oil in a pan and fry this paste till the water evaporates and the paste becomes grainy. Next add chicken pieces with some garam masala and 3 tablespoons of curd. Fry again till the curd is cooked and all water evaporate. Next ad...

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 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: Fry honey barbeque chicken wings

Wings work for any occasion. They are the perfect snack for parties, sporting events, summer BBQs and picnics and so much more. These tasty little chicken wings are perfectly fried and perfectly messy. Check out this tutorial and don't forget the napkins!

How To: Make Jamaican jerk chicken & mummified mollejas

SurfinSapo shows you how to make Jamaican Jerk Chicken and Mummified Mollejas in this brief instructional video. He starts by layering hot coals on top of unlit coals, making the 'kamato' the perfect temperature. Then he rolls the Mollejas (sweetbread meat) in Hoochie Mama BB Spice from Sucklebuters.com, then sets them on the grill over the hot coals. Next, he takes the chicken (marinated in Wa;lerswood Traditional Jamaican Jerk seasoning, hot and spicy) and throws it on the hot kamato next t...

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: Make chicken royale & chicken cushion

Learn to make two different delicious chicken recipes, chicken royale and chicken cushion, from a professional butcher in this video. Watch the demonstration of how to carve a whole raw chicken into two boneless breasts and two boneless legs. The legs will become chicken cushion, a bacon wrapped dark meat dish filled with stuffing and sauce. The second recipe shown is chicken royale. It is similar to the first recipe with stuffing and sauce, but the bacon is draped over top instead of wrapped...

How To: Cook General Tso chicken with Kai

This dish was created during the letter part of the Chan Dynasty by the chef of a scholarly Hunanese general, Tso Tsung Tang. Follow along with chef Kai as he makes General Tso's chicken. You will need chicken, chicken stock, sugar, vinegar, sesame oil, cornstarch, dark soy sauce, hoisin sauce, garlic, ginger, and green onions. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make General Tso's chicken recipe.

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 soft and crunchy fried chicken

This is a video tutorial in the Food category where you are going to learn how to make soft and crunchy fried chicken. Take 4 large pieces of chicken in a bowl and add water. Next you add 1 tbsp of cumin powder, 1 tbsp garlic powder or minced garlic, 1 teaspoon of salt and boil the chicken for 3-5 minutes. Turn off heat and let chicken sit in stock for 45 - 60 minutes. In the meantime prepare the batter. For this take 1 cup of flour, 1 teaspoon of baking powder, 1 egg, 3/4 cup of water and mi...

How To: Cook a deboned turkey in a small oven

In this tutorial, we learn how to cook a deboned turkey in a small oven. First, take out the sack of guts and the turkey neck from the turkey and place in a large pot full of water. When finished, cut the turkey open with a sharp knife, then remove the breast plate and ribs. Then, remove all the bones and parts you can find on the inside of the turkey by cutting gently and pulling the good meat gently away. Once you have cut all of the bones out of the chicken, you can start to cook the turke...

How To: Make crispy chicken nuggets with chicken breasts

If the only chicken nuggets you know are the ones that have a "Mc" attached to the front of them, then you're not eating the real thing. Literally. Last we heard, seaweed extract and ground chicken bits (claws, beaks, etc.) were not chicken. But these icky ingredients are what go into those nuggets you get at McDonald's as well as many other restaurants.

How To: Grill chicken with champion pitmaster, Chris Lilly

Chris Lilly grills chicken in this video. First, grab your whole chicken and brush olive oil onto the entire chicken. Now, place a dry rub of different spices onto the outside of the chicken as well as on the inside. When you are finished seasoning, grill the chicken at 300 degrees for around two hours. If you don't have a rotisserie, grab a can of beer and place it into the chicken, then sit it on the grill and cook it until the chicken is finished. You can also cook the chicken while cut in...

How To: Make chicken pasanda with Sheba

In this video, learn how to make a unique Indian inspired dish called Chicken Pasanda. Normally, this recipe is used with beef, lamb or mutton, but in this tutorial you will make your dish a bit leaner by using chicken breast instead. Follow along and make this delicious, spicy Indian meal.

How To: Make chicken tamales with tomatillo sauce

If you haven't prepared Mexican food before, don't worry, this tamales recipe isn't difficult. Just get all of the ingredients below and follow the step-by-step instructions to learn how to make the perfect chicken tamales with a delicious tomatillo sauce, which adds a great fruity flavor and aromatic smell.

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 Thai-Lao chicken curry with bamboo & long beans

In order to prepare Manivan Larprom‚Äôs Thai-Lao Chicken Curry with Bamboo and Long Beans, you will need the following: ¬º cup of bamboo, ¬º cup of long beans, 1-2 sprigs of Thai basil, tomato, 1 cup of chicken, ¬O cup of coconut milk, 1 T. of chopped garlic, 1 T. of vegetable oil, 2 T. of fish sauce, and 1 T. of curry paste.

How To: Prepare a crispy chicken stir-fry

There are a lot of advantages of cooking in a wok as they are healthy and less fussy. A wok can be used to stir fry, stew or for any type of cooking. Kikkoman shows in the video how cooking in a wok is done. He demonstrates how to cook stir fry chicken in a wok. First you have to rinse the chicken and slice them into thin strips; two tablespoon of corn flour is mixed with three tablespoon of teriyaki marinade and grated ginger add crushed garlic and sliced onions and mix well, finally add the...

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: Deep fry a turkey in bacon grease

In this video, Dr. Shawnboy gives a graphic demonstration of how to deep-fry a whole turkey in 100% bacon grease. The major problem that is encountered while doing so is that, unlike peanut oil, bacon grease starts foaming almost as soon as the turkey is dipped into it. A very simple solution to this is to keep stirring the grease continuously while bringing up the temperature to the prescribed 350 degree Fahrenheit. It takes about an hour of frying, and the turkey is perfectly done and ready...

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: Deep fry a turkey for crispy skin

If you've never tasted deep-fried turkey, you're in for a treat. Learn how to deep fry a turkey with this cooking video. This deep-fried turkey recipe is brought to you by Brett Ryan on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos.

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: Score and cook duck breast

Tired of chicken? Discover duck! The Maple Leaf Farms corporate chef will teach you how to properly score a boneless duck breast like a pro chef. Scoring the duck breast helps render the fat and make the skin golden brown when cooking. Watch as he goes through the steps of cooking a duck breast.

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