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How to Cut a Whole Chicken

Follow these step-by-step instructions to cut a whole chicken into wing, thigh, drumstick and breast pieces all ready to be cooked for dinner.

By Julie Miltenberger

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How to Cut a Chicken
Kate Francis
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Step 1: Cutting Chicken Legs

Rinse chicken and pat dry. Place on a cutting board with the wings away from you. Gently pull leg away from side of breast and slice through skin and meat.

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