Techniques » Butterflying a Chicken
The technique of butterflying allows food to lie flat on a cooking surface to cook evenly and perfectly. It's ideal for grilling. Get yourself a nice pair of kitchen shears, some sharp cutlery and let Kathy walk you through the process she uses to get the bird ready for her Tuscan Grilled Chicken Under a Brick.
Cookbook author and radio personality Kathy Gunst is currently "Resident Chef" for "Here and Now" on WBUR. She loves utilizing fresh vegetables from her Maine garden and using organically raised chickens. Her website, kathygunst.com, and cookbooks, including Stonewall Kitchen Favorites, provide more information about the benefits of using local, fresh and organic ingredients.