Techniques » Trussing a Chicken
Trussing is a time-honored technique that results in a well-shaped and appealing roasted chicken. Chef Jim Swasey makes it look easy. Just grab yourself a bird, some kitchen twine and a knife, and in no time you'll be ready to truss your own chicken to make a perfect Classic Roast Chicken.
Philadelphia native Jim Swasey took a major detour from his English and Political Science majors after discovering a passion for cooking. Others recognized his talent and encouraged him to attend culinary school from where he worked in the industry which brought him to Boston. He is a Chef/Instructor at The Cambridge School of Culinay Arts, where he shares his knowledge and enthusiasm with the fortunate students he mentors.