5 Ways to Cook Spatchcocked Chicken

Grilled Red Curry Chicken © Tina Rupp
By F&W Editors Posted October 14, 2014

In this week’s video from Panna, chef Paul Kahan demonstrates how to spatchock (or butterfly) a chicken for fast and easy cooking. Here, five delicious ways to cook a backbone-free chicken.

In this week’s video from Panna, chef Paul Kahan demonstrates how to spatchock (or butterfly) a chicken for fast and easy cooking. Here, five delicious ways to cook a backbone-free chicken.

Grilled Butterflied Lemon Chicken 
Super-easy and flavorful, this chicken is simply rubbed with garlic, lemon zest and olive oil before being grilled until lightly charred.

Grilled Red Curry Chicken 
Rubbed with a Thai-inspired mix of red curry paste, coconut milk and brown sugar, this recipe is done in just 30 minutes.

Quick-Roasted Chicken with Mustard and Garlic 
This is how Jacques Pépin does weeknight dinner.

Chicken Grilled Under a Brick 
This juicy, crispy-skinned chicken does require a night of marinating, but it's ready to eat after just 40 minutes on the grill.

Grilled Game Hens with Four Herbs 
According to chef Jonathan Benno, butterflying a bird is the best way to cook it on a grill. “You get those nice grill marks and by the time the chicken’s got good color on both sides, it’s cooked,” he says.

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