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How To Tie A Chicken

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You need to learn how to tie a chicken if you want the chicken to keep its shape while roasting. Tying the chicken will keep the wings and legs from flopping around while cooking. It's a very simple technique and here are some easy directions to follow. How to Tie a Chicken
Things required for tying chicken
Whole chicken
Cutting board
String
How to Tie a Chicken
Step 1: On a cutting board set the whole chicken with the breast side up.
Step 2:  Then, slip a string under the center of the chicken's back, making sure that the ends are even.
Step 3: Take the string up on the sides of the chicken gently around the wings.
Step 4: Pull the string toward you making the wings lay flat against the chicken's sides.                   Step 5:  Cross the strings at the base point of the chicken's breast. Then wrap the string carefully around each drumstick. Make sure you pull the string tightly until the legs of the chicken cross.
Step 6:  Pick up the tail end of the chicken and wrap a string around the chicken's tail. Make sure to pull the string tightly until the cavity of the chicken is covered.
Step 7:  Set the chicken with the breast facing up. Bring the ends of the string back to the front of the chicken. Tie a string into a knot and get rid of any excess string.
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