Hot Poultry How-Tos

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: 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: 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 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: 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 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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Brine turkey & chicken

Looking to brine a turkey and/or chicken? You've come to the right place. From Betty Crocker, another wonderful tutorial on how to brine a turkey or chicken. Learn from Catherine McCord of weelicious.com about her favorite Thanksgiving turkey recipe and from Lori Eaton from the Betty Crocker Kitchens, a demonstration on how to brine poultry.

How To: Make a king ranch chicken casserole

There are so many things that can be made by using chicken as the main ingredient. Things from chicken soup to fried chicken, it is a main dish that can be prepared with anything or left on its own. In this tutorial, you'll be focusing on combining the chicken with several other ingredients to make a king ranch chicken casserole. Enjoy!

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: Cook chicken à Moda do Alentejo in the oven

This is a tutorial about cooking chicken in a oven Portuguese style,that is chicken a Moda do Alentejo.You require 1 whole chicken cleaned and cut to pieces,1 1/2 kg potatoes sliced,1 large green pepper sliced,crushed chillies or ginger,2 onions with the skin sliced,20 garlic cloves with skin,1 full cup of olive oil,pepper and salt to taste.Pre-heat the oven at 220 deg for 15 mins.Now take the oven tray put the potatoes spread it, on top of it lay the chicken.Put the green pepper,crushed chil...

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: 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: 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: Cook fast chicken tenders in the oven

This video by Chef Cook Leins from NoTimeToCook.com will teach you a speedy and fun way to cook chicken. This video teaches you how to make both fried and oven roasted chicken tenders. Start with about a pound of chicken tenders and a breading center. Mix all the dry ingredients together as directed by the recipe and then in a separate bowl mix all the wet ingredients together as directed as well. Dip the chicken tenders in the wet egg mixture and leave it there for just a minute. After the c...

How To: Cook stuffed Maltese chicken breasts

This recipe comes to us from Mario Schembri, head chef at Ta´Frenc on the island of Gozo. Watch this how-to video cooking lesson to learn how to make stuffed Maltese chicken breasts. Serve the stuffed chicken breasts with a button mushroom sauce and a side of vegetables.

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