With all the controversy what is behind the tricks and tricks that some thumbs in the markets to cut and measure your pollo to overcharge you, many people have chosen to buy the whole chicken and cut it at home and although this sounds like a difficult option, fortunately there are several tutorials on the internet that teach you how to cut your own chicken, like the one in the viral pollero from TikTok that teaches you how to cut a whole chicken from casa.
To carry out the cut of one whole chicken you must have certain Utensils necessary for this activity, for example a cutting boardcloth or kitchen rag to secure the table and of course some scissors to make the cuts in your chicken in the pure style of thumb market, however if you do not have scissors you can also do it with a knife big and sharp, just keep in mind that if you use scissors it will be much more comfortable and easier to make the cortes.
It is also important to note that in the account video @wallycutswhere they teach us from the polloare based on a whole chickenthat is to say with everything and viscera, and they teach you how to clean it thoroughly. Because you can also buy the chicken already evisceratedthus saving you a big step of processyou just have to follow the tutorial As for the cuts of the chicken pieces, since you do not need to remove this part.
To portion the pollo you should start by cutting the paws right at the joint that joins them to the legsthen as mentioned by thumbthe meat has natural marks between the muscles where you should do the cutonce the cut is identified, continue with the neck and the base of the poultry breastwith a pull as indicated in the video, we can separate this part of the chicken and leave the rest of the the casing ready for cleaning and cutting the other pieces,
If your chicken still has the viscera follow the video tutorial to safely remove this item and then cut the legs and the thighsat the end of the step by step you will see how you have portioning correctly a chicken in legs, breaststhighs, alas and others, all thanks to TikToka great learning platform if you find the right videos, just like this one.