How to Truss a Chicken By Judy Haubert | Published Apr 8, 2014 7:23 PM Food Brenda Weaver SHARE To secure the filling for stuffed chickens like the pollo relleno from issue #165, truss the bird by sewing the cavity and tying the legs and wings. Here’s how to do it. Brenda Weaver Brenda Weaver Brenda Weaver Brenda Weaver Brenda Weaver MORE TO READ RELATED This Glorious Root Is Northeast Argentina’s Pantry Staple Meet the cooks and farmers bringing it to a national audience. READ NOW RELATED The Guava Dish That Makes Cubans Nostalgic for Home How the sweet fruit connects this writer’s husband to his native country. RELATED Hone Your Knife (And Sharpening Skills) With This Simple Method Our test kitchen manager shows you how to achieve the perfect edge.