Hot Poultry How-Tos

How To: Carve a roasted chicken

Fantastic Food with Scott Hargrove demonstrates how to carve a roasted chicken. First, use the appropriate knife. Make sure that your life isn't too large. Use a medium-sized carving knife. Use a carving board with a ridge to contain the juices. Place the chicken with the back bone down and breast up. Break the skin open on leg until you hear a crack. Take the point of the knife and run it along the crease where the bone meets the body to separate the leg. Repeat with the other leg. Next, car...

How To: Braise chicken breasts

There are endless ways for how you can prepare a chicken breast. Here is yet another delicious option. Most of us grill or bake chicken, but this recipe will show you how to quickly and easily create a delicious braised chicken dish. Gill shows you step-by-step how to make the dish, from peeling the butternut squash to how long to cook your chicken, and more. Once you're done viewing this tutorial, you'll be itching to hit the grocery store so you can make this dish for your family tonight.

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: Make flaky, creamy chicken pot pie

Chicken pot pie is the essential comfort food of the winter. If you think it's too hard to make from scratch, you will be reassured by this tutorial. Brian Stone takes you through each step of the recipe, from making the roux, to preparing the filling, to the assembly. You'll be rewarded with the comforting aroma of a nice crust, and a delicious experience.

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: Quick roast chicken and potatoes with Gwyneth Paltrow

"Fast food" can be healthy and gourmet! Foodie Gwyneth Paltrow hosts this quick cooking show to take you through the steps of a roast chicken and potato meal. You'll need a chicken, a couple lemons, garlic, rosemary sage, thyme, pepper, olive oil, and fingerling potatoes. You don't need to be a fan of Gwyneth Paltrow's to enjoy the tasty meal prepared in this mini cooking show from her website GOOP.

How To: Stir fry chicken with sugar snap peas and red peppers

Learn how to make this amazing stir fry. It only takes a few simple steps. Follow along with this Asian cooking how-to video to learn how to make stir fry chicken with sugar snap peas and red peppers. This chicken dish is a tasty and healthy way to incorporate veggies into an recipe. The ingredients you'll need to make this chicken stir fry are: chicken breasts, stir fry oil, red pepper, sugar snap peas, chicken broth, soy sauce, and cornstarch. Serve with fried rice, white rice or even noodles.

How To: Stir fry chicken and vegetables with ramen noodles

Forget the Chinese takeout tonight. Follow along with this cooking how to video to learn how to make stir fried chicken with vegetables and ramen noodles. This stir fry recipe is much healthier than any you would find at a restaurant. Watch and learn how simple it is to stir fry chicken and vegetables. Don't forget the ramen noodles.

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.

How To: Debone a chicken breast

Cutting and deboning your own chicken at home can save you money in the long run. In this how to video Chef Paul explains how and where to cut on a chicken to remove the bones in the breast meat. Be careful with knives.

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: 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 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.

How To: Make a Chinese duck with a tea and salt cure

This method gives the duck a firm and crisp skin. To make this, you will need: 2 ounces Hu-Kwa tea (or any black tea), 2 ounces black peppercorns, 2 ounces sugar, 1 pound kosher salt, 1 Peking duck, 4 oranges, 2 cups cure, 4 cloves garlic, 1 bottle white wine, 2 cups duck or veal stock, 1/2 cup sherry, 1/2 cup red wine, 1/2 cup bitter orange marmalade, 1/2 cup port or currant jelly and a handful of husk cherries. Make a Chinese duck with a tea and salt cure.

How To: Make a chicken and couscous meal for your family

This meal is healthy, quick and delicious! For the chicken, you will need: 2 large boneless chicken breasts, 1/2 cup hoisin sauce, 1 1/2 cups low fat Italian dressing, 3 tablespoons ketchup, 1 tablespoon soy sauce, 2 tablespoons minced garlic and 3 tablespoons Chardonnay. For the couscous, you will need: 1 package couscous, raisins, pine nuts, feta and sun dried tomatoes. For the sauteed spinach, you will need: 1 bag of spinach, flavored olive oil, garlic, sun dried tomatoes, raisns, feta and...

How To: Make the quick and easy chicken limone for a group dinner

Perfect for when you have to feed a lot of people! This dish calls for: 6 chicken breasts, 1 pound Italian breadcrumbs, 1/4 cup Parmesan, 1 cup olive oil, 2 pounds shredded mozzarella cheese, 6 cans of chicken broth, 1 pound butter, 8 ounces flour, juice of 5-6 lemons, 16 ounces sliced mushrooms, 3 large eggs, 1/2 cup whole milk, salt and pepper. Make the quick and easy chicken limone for a group dinner.

How To: Cook the delicious Chinese General Gau's chicken

The secret is finally out on this sweet and spicy dish! For this, you will need: 1 pound of chicken chunks, 1 bunch of broccoli, 1 teaspoon salt, 2 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, 3 teaspoons white vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon ginger powder, 1/2 teaspoon white pepper, 3 teaspoons sugar, 1/2 cup water, scallions, 2 1/2 more teaspoons of sugarm 2 teaspons cornstarch, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 2 1/2 - 3 teaspons white vinegar, 1/2 teaspoon oyster sauce, 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic, 1/2 tea...

How To: Make a batch of sweet and spicy chipotle chicken wings

A perfect example of California fusion cuisine! For this recipe, you will need: 1/4 cup peppercorns, 1/2 cup coriander seeds, 1/2 cup fennel seeds, 1/4 cup salt, 2 pounds unsalted butter, juice and zest of 3 limes, 1 1/2 cups of pureed chipotle chilis in adobo, canola oil, 12 fresh chicken wings and 1/4 cup Thai sweet chili sauce. Make a batch of sweet and spicy chipotle chicken wings.

How To: Make beer battered chicken nuggets with a honey mustard sauce

Much better than anything you'd get at the drive-thru. To make these delectable morsels, you will need: boneless chicken breast cut into small pieces, honey mustard, specialty honey mustard, grainy mustard, salt, papper, dark beer, vegetable oil, bread crumbs, corn flakes, oregano, garlic powder, basil, thyme and onion powder. Make beer battered chicken nuggets with a honey mustard sauce.