Burns Food Editor of Chow Hound shows how
to truss a chicken.
are the Advantages of Trussing a Chicken?
keeps poultry in shape
can be stuffed and better perfumed from stuffing
Bird is easier to pre-sear on top of stove
chicken will have a juicier breast
allows for a nice presentation
are the Disadvantages in Trussing a Chicken?
trussed bird will take more time to roast,
and the skin will not crisp evenly.
skin folded up between the legs and the body
won’t brown at all