How to Carve a Turkey

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Recipe video made by Ryan Published on 11/07/2019, viewed by 963 , 0 Comments

Brush up on your carving skills for the holidays.

What you will need

1 Whole Roast Turkey

(Nutritional facts 1 calories, 0.02 g fat, undefined g carbohydrates, 0.3 g protein, 0 mg cholesterol, 0 mg sodium)

How to cook

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 tied up your turkey in some way to help it cook evenly?

Slice away any twine or skin that's holding the legs together. You probably tied up your turkey in some way to help it cook evenly?

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 gently away from the body.

Slice the skin that is stretched between the leg and breast. press the legs gently away from the body.

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dy to separate the breast meat from the sternum and rib cage.

Slice along both sides of the breast bone, following the curve along the body to separate the breast meat from the sternum and rib cage.

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der joint where the wing is attached. Slice at this joint to cut away at the tendon that holds it together. This should free the whole breast with the wing attached. Repeat on the opposite side.

The breast should slice away easily from the body until you reach the shoulder joint where the wing is attached. Slice at this joint to cut away at the tendon that holds it together. This should free the whole breast with the wing attached. Repeat on the opposite side.

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e back bone and thigh to release the leg from the carcass.

Pull the knees behind the back to release the thigh joint. Slice between the back bone and thigh to release the leg from the carcass.

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t. Feel around for any bone or cartilage remaining in the breast and remove them if present.

The wing and breast are still connected. Slice the wing away from the breast. Feel around for any bone or cartilage remaining in the breast and remove them if present.

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Slice at the joint between the wing and drummie to divide them.

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ake it easier to leave a strip of skin neatly attached to each slice of breast which really improves the presentation.

With a sharp knife, slice the breast thinly on a bias. A sharp knife will make it easier to leave a strip of skin neatly attached to each slice of breast which really improves the presentation.

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 of the knee.

Separate the thighs and drumsticks. by slicing between them around the area of the knee.

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 that you can fit the tip of your knife under the bone and separate it from the thigh meat. Feel around for any bone or cartilage still stuck to the thigh meat and remove it.

Remove the thigh bone from both thighs. Slice to either side of the bone so that you can fit the tip of your knife under the bone and separate it from the thigh meat. Feel around for any bone or cartilage still stuck to the thigh meat and remove it.

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Slice the thighs into strips.

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at in the middle and surround it with the neatly sliced breast meat, then perch the drumsticks and wings on top.

Arrange the turkey neatly on a platter to serve. I like to put the thigh meat in the middle and surround it with the neatly sliced breast meat, then perch the drumsticks and wings on top.

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