Be Your Own Butcher: How to Break Down a Whole Chicken Like a Champ

June 30, 2015

Put down the pre-cut chicken breasts and wings. You absolutely should be buying and cooking with whole chickens instead. Yes, the prep can be daunting, but the work is well worth it. All you have to do is get over the mental hurdle of breaking a bird down the way your butcher would. Which is why Chi Spacca chef Chad Colby is here to show you how to butcher a whole chicken the right way, at home, each and every time.

Colby explains why you should buy a whole chicken in the first place. You get more bird…