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How to Cut Up Chicken Wings

Be your own butcher and cut up whole chicken wings into pieces, for use in your favorite wing recipes. MORE+ LESS-

Breaking down chicken wings is easier than you think. Here’s how to do it!

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Start by setting your whole wing flat on a plastic cutting board, with the wing tip facing you. To remove the wing tip, hold a sharp chef’s knife at the center of the joint, and cut through at the top end of the tip. (Pro tip: Save your wing tips for homemade chicken stock!)

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Next, we’ll section the drummie from the flat (or paddle). To do this, simply slice at the joint and separate the two pieces.

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You’re finished! 

Looking for something to do with those freshly cut chicken wings? Put ‘em to use in one of these delicious chicken wing recipes!



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