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How to Butterfly a Whole Chicken

How to Butterfly a Whole Chicken

Learn how to spatchcock in three simple steps.

A quick and efficient way to cook a whole chicken on the grill or in the oven is to butterfly it. This method—also known as spatchcock—is so popular, especially in Southern California, that large restaurant chains have thrived selling chile-rubbed, grilled butterflied chicken to happy patrons.

Follow these 3 easy steps to learn how to spatchcock your own chicken before grilling or roasting.

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