A perfectly trussed chicken makes one neat, tidy—and tasty!—package. Wrap it up and roast away.
You will need
- A 3- to 4-pound chicken
- A cutting board
- A paring knife
- A 3-foot piece of butcheru2019s twine
Step 1 Tie the legs Position the chicken. Take the string and make a figure 8 around the knuckles of the legs.
Step 2 Tie the breast & wings Tie the breast & wings. Bring the string over and under the breasts, pinning the wings to the breasts.
Step 3 Tie a tight knot Tie a tight knot. If there is a small piece of neck intact, tie the knot under the neck.
Did You Know:
‘Alektorophobia’ is the fear of chickens.