by: Max M Rasmussen

Splitting and dividing a chicken with a knife

Splitting the chicken with a knife. - Max M Rasmussen
Video Recipe - Splitting a chicken is not that hard. But for a beginner there is a few tricks that are nice to know. I show my method for splitting chicken in 4, 8 and 16 pieces here.

Splitting the chicken in 4, 8 and 16 pieces

The most normal way to split a chicken is in 4 and 8 pieces, but if you want to make a stew or batter and deep fry it, 16 pieces is a good number.

Butterflying a chicken breast

Butterflying a chicken breast so that you get a flat and even fillet that is easy and quick to fry and grill is very simple. Sadly it is a little known technique so I show it here.