How to spatchcock a chicken

How to spatchcock a chicken

Want to learn how to spatchcock a chicken the easy way? Then watch our super speedy 20-second video

step-by-step guide to spatchcocking a chicken

Watch the video above to learn how to spatchcock a chicken quickly and simply, then use up the meat in one of olive’s chicken recipes


step 1

Using a pair of sharp kitchen scissors, cut out the chicken’s backbone by making an incision either side of it. Discard or use later for stock.

step 2

Now that the chicken is backbone-free, you can spread it out on your work top surface (cut-side down). Push down the chicken carcass so that it’s as flat as possible.

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