Hot Poultry How-Tos

How To: Easily cook a turkey using a simple turkey brine

In this tutorial, we learn how to easily cook a turkey using a simple turkey brine. First, grab a large plastic bucket that is clean, and add in water until it's halfway full. Add in pepper, bay leaves, dried thyme, peppercorns, and parsley to this brine. Use a large spoon to mix this together, then place your turkey inside overnight. When finished, let your turkey sit out for 30 minutes, then place it on the baking pan. Stuff it with parsley, lemon juice, and any other types of seasonings yo...

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 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: Season and prepare chicken for grilling

In this video from handmadetv we learn how to season and prepare chicken for grilling. You want to marinate your chicken before grilling. Marinades are made with a wide variety of seasonings. An Asian inspired one with ginger, garlic, red pepper flakes, sugar, sesame oil, and soy sauce, are mixed together to make a marinade. You don't have to worry about exact measurements. Change them up as you like. The container or bag can be left at room temperature for 30 minutes or 24 hours in the fridg...

How To: Cook Olive Garden's Tuscan garlic chicken recipe

In this how to video, executive Chef Paolo Lafata shows you how to prepare one of Olive Garden's most popular dishes. Inspired by recipes from the heart of Tuscany, the dish features herb-seasoned chicken breasts sautéed with oven-roasted garlic, sweet roasted red peppers and spinach. It is finished with a white wine and garlic cream sauce and tossed with curly fettuccine, known as eleiche or mafaldina in Italian. It's sure to be a favorite with your family!

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: 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: 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: 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 wings with a pastrami rub

The pastrami sandwich meets the buffalo chicken wing in this tasty party snack. Pastrami gets much of its delicious flavor from the spicy pepper and coriander rub that's applied before the meat is smoked and cooked. We use smoked paprika to add that effect to the spice rub. No blue cheese dressing here since these chicken wings are rubbed with pastrami spices. They're served with Russian or Thousand Islands dressing

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 a lazy man's roasted chicken with turmeric rice

If you are new to cooking or are looking for a quick way to make a chicken, try the lazy mans way! All you need is a whole chicken, some sea salt and a lemon. No seriously, that's it! In this great video you will learn how to make a lazy mans chicken and then for a side dish you will learn how to make turmeric rice

How To: Truss a chicken for roasting or smoking

This video explains how to truss chicken. First, it is explained that trussing is the process of tying a chicken such that it is better suited for cooking. One benefit is that trussing keeps the tips of the chicken's wings from burning during the cooking process. Another benefit that is explained is that trussing a chicken allows you to stuff the cavity of the chicken with something like onion or lemon while the chicken cooks. A figure eight pattern is made around the end of the drumsticks wi...

How To: Carve a roasted chicken for easier eating

Kat Malone shows how to carve a roasted chicken. Once you remove the twine, set the chicken on its side on the cutting board. To accomplish this, use a chefs fork and a sturdy knife. Stick the fork at the point where the thigh and drumstick meet. You'll then pull on the fork and cut around the leg. Twist your wrist and the leg should fall out of the socket. Cutting through the joint of the leg will seperate the drumstick and thigh. Repeat the same steps on the other side. turning the chicken ...

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 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: Brine a whole chicken

Brining chicken in salty marinade makes juicy, flavorful poultry. Cutting a whole chicken, marinating it in a brine recipe of salt and other seasonings, and cooking it brings out the flavor. When you are done roasting or grilling a brined bird, you’ll have tasty chicken breast, wings, thighs, and drumsticks. Helpful tips for those whom have never brined a whole chicken before. Brine a whole chicken.

How To: Disassemble a turkey into parts for roasting

Within a week's time it'll be Turkey Day! That means, quite appropriately, that you'll be stuffing your tummy with copious amounts of roast turkey. What that also means, unfortunately, is that you'll be spending hours camped out in front of the oven, basting and probably reading a copy of "Us Weekly" to get through the wait.

How To: Make Australian buttermilk fried chicken

In this tutorial, we learn how to make Australian buttermilk fried chicken. You will need: salt, pepper, an egg, butter milk, Corn Flakes crumbs, flour, and chicken pieces. To start, you will want to place the chicken into a plastic bag after washing and drying, then pour butter milk over them and let them sit for 2 hours. Now, you will need to crack your egg and whisk it with milk, then place your corn flakes and flour into separate plates. To start, you will dip the chicken in flour, then t...

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: Make a spicy Portuguese-style chicken piri piri dinner

Discover one of the many joys of Portugal— chicken piri piri. Once you've tried this tasty chicken dinner, you'll never want to try another recipe! It's a wonderful mixture of spices that coat the chicken, which is cooked in a skillet with a little white wine. That's all there is to it. Some of the spice include chili powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and garlic powder. Robin Benzle of Chow Time shows you the secret to this simple Portuguese chicken piri piri dish.

How To: Make crispy oven baked parmesan chicken breasts

In this tutorial, we learn how to make crispy oven baked parmesan chicken breasts. First, take 2.5 lb of chicken breasts and place them into a baking dish, then cut off the fat. After the chicken is cleaned off, prepare the coating for the chicken. Place some Ritz crackers and put them into a plastic bag, then roll them with a roller. Next, add in 3/4 c parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley. Now, sprinkle meat tenderizer onto the chicken, then place the chicken into your plastic bag with ...

How To: Make classic American southern fried chicken

In Epicurious' "Around the World" series, we stop by South Carolina to test out a classic American recipe - southern fried chicken. In this how-to video, you'll learn how to marinate, batter, and fry chicken in a most delicious manner. Your guests will be clamoring for second and third helpings of this fried chicken.

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...