How to Carve a Turkey


How to Carve a TurkeyStep 1
Place bird on a carving board and remove any stuffing. Holding the end of the drumstick, pull the leg away from the body and cut between the thigh joint and body to remove the entire leg. Repeat with other leg.


How to Carve a TurkeyStep 2
To separate the drumstick and thigh, cut through the connecting joint.


How to Carve a TurkeyStep 3
Holding the drumstick by the end, slice meat into 1/4-in. slices. Cut thigh meat parallel to the bone into 1/4-in. slices.


How to Carve a TurkeyStep 4
Hold the bird with a meat fork and make a deep cut into the breast meat just above the wing area.


How to Carve a TurkeyStep 5
Slice down from the top of the breast into the cut made in Step 4. Slice meat 1/4 in. thick. Repeat on other side of bird.


How to Carve a TurkeyStep 6
To remove wings, cut through the connecting joints by the wing bones and backbone.




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