Techniques How to Break Down a Chicken A step-by-step video guide to breaking down a chicken. Published Jul 14, 2009 8:00 AM Techniques SHARE We found this great 3-part video demo on how to break down a whole chicken from A Hunger Artist. Enjoy and good luck!STEP 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlgtVNfuxhI STEP 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8TfV8OufW4 STEP 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvoi8QxUCJ0 MORE TO READ RELATED The Saxelby Cheesecake Plums, vanilla bean, and fresh chèvre sparkle in Caroline Schiff’s sweet tribute to the legend of American-made cheese. READ NOW RELATED Kosher Cachopa Michael Twitty’s take on Cape Verde’s iconic, hearty stew honors the island nation’s Jewish roots. RELATED Quick-Pickled Beets This stress-free method will have you snacking on nature's candy without the post-canning cleanup.