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How to Butcher a Whole Chicken Into Eight Parts

In this episode of "Myron Mixon: The Breakdown" the world's most decorated BBQ Pitmaster breaks down how to butcher a whole chicken into eight parts.This is one of the easiest and most useful techniques to have in your arsenal when it comes to cooking chicken!

Myron Mixon's How to Butcher a Whole Chicken



  • Stiff Blade
  • Flex Blade/Fillet Knife
  • Meat Tenderizer


  • Start on the Breast. Split the chicken in half.

  • Using fillet knife take out the wings. Make sure you get into the joints for an easy cut.

  • Remove the thigh away from the back.

  • Coating

  • Use the Meat Tenderizer to pierce through the skin and around the chicken parts.

  • Coat the chicken with Honeymoon Cloak Rub.

  • Using your palm and push the rub in the chicken to get the rub in the chicken.