Melissa Clark demonstrates how to cut up a whole chicken. Once you cut up the chicken you can use it for a number of recipes.
1. Legs 0:36 First slice 0:43 Pull and pop 0:51 Cut off leg 1:08 Separe drumstick from thigh 2. Wings 1:14 Feel the wing joint 1:20 Cut off wing 3. Backbone 1:39 Cut off backbone at fat line 1:45 Cut through ribs 1:51 Break off backbone 2:07 Put backbone in pot 4. Breast 2:17 Make slit 2:32 Crack bone 2:40 Cut down the middle
*Video Courtesy of The New York Times