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How to bone a chicken thigh

How to bone a chicken thigh

Chicken thighs contain a short bone running through the meat.

- Place the thigh skin side down on a chopping board. You should see the two ends of the bone sticking out.

- Use a sharp knife to cut along the line of the bone from end to end.

- Working down the side of the bone use the knife to separate the meat from the bone.

- Get your fingers underneath the bone.

- Cut around each end of the bone to cut it free from the meat.

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Skill level

Easy

Equipment you will need for this technique

  • a sharp, stiff knife

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