"Learn how to cut up a whole chicken. Not only will you become well-versed with the different parts of the chicken, but buying a whole chicken rather than individual parts will save you money."
- Martha Stewart
1. Remove the legs
Place the chicken breast side up on a
solid cutting board. Pull one leg away from the body and cut through the
skin between the body and both sides of the thigh.
whole leg firmly away from the body until the ball of the thighbone pops
from the hip socket. Cut between the ball and the socket to separate
the leg. Repeat with the other leg.