How to Cut Chicken Leg into Pieces
How to Cut Chicken Leg into Pieces

Learn how to separate chicken quarters in drumstick and thigh – how to cut chicken leg into pieces. How to cut chicken leg quarters into drumstick and thigh.

View this video about how to cut chicken legs into pieces with a kitchen knife in a very simple way!

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How to cut chicken leg into pieces – video 📺

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What ingredients do I need to learn how to cut chicken leg into pieces? ❓

1) whole chicken leg quarters with or without attached back piece

How to cut chicken leg into pieces from scratch? ❓

1) if you are going to cut chicken leg quarters which have attached a back piece, cut along the junction between backbone and thigh to separate meat and joint between thigh and back
2) cut excess skin around the thigh if necessary
3) hold firmly chicken leg quarter by pressing it to the chopper, then cut perpendicular in the middle of the chicken leg joint that keeps together thigh and drumstick

Cooking tips about how to cut chicken leg into pieces 🔎

Even if a video about how to cut chicken leg into pieces would make most viewers smiling, there are still many young people without knowing the basic cooking skills.

Everyone has to learn the basics before starting cooking different chicken leg recipes, so this video is produced for them.

One of the most important cooking tips is too always use a sharpen knife when separating different meat cuts, doesn’t matter if you cook chicken, pork, beef, turkey or other kinds of meat.

Not just that you’re going to work fast and you get good results, but if you cut your fingers (that’s happening!) the injury will be clean and easy to heal. Worst cuts are produced by blunt knives, so avoid using them!

The second most important cooking tips when you cut chicken leg into pieces is to press firm the chicken leg quarter to the surface on which you make the cut.

Avoid slipping the chicken leg quarter when you slice it – not only that you can cut the meat piece in a wrong way, but you can also seriously injure yourself!

The third of the most important cooking tips when you separate chicken leg into pieces is to work with cold meat – don’t take out the chicken from the fridge with hours before you have time to cut it!

Instead, keep it to be cold right up the moment when you start slicing it. In this way, the meat, joints, and bones are cold and firm and you can make nice cuts with ease. This tip is valid for any kind of meat you are going to butcher.

Learn how to cut chicken leg into pieces and enjoy chicken leg recipes in any way you like!

More chicken leg recipes

Below are a few chicken leg recipes that require to cut chicken leg quarters into pieces:

Chicken leg schnitzel with breadcrumbs

Chicken leg schnitzel without breadcrumbs

Read more about chicken leg recipes here!

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