Cooking Chicken & Poultry

Cooking Chicken & Poultry

Course Description

Nothing symbolizes home cooking as much as a roast chicken. Roast chicken should be part of every cook’s repertoire, as it is one of the easiest dishes to prepare. Not only does roast chicken make for an incredibly satisfying meal, but any leftovers can be used to make a variety of quick and delicious dishes. The leftover bones can even be used to make a flavorful stock, utilizing every part of the bird.

In this course, you will learn how to roast a chicken with the least amount of fuss and clean up. You will learn what type of chicken to choose and how to prepare it for roasting, how to check it for doneness, rest it and carve it. No longer will you have to rely on those dry, pre-cooked, supermarket birds! You will learn how to prepare a delicious gravy and side dishes to accompany your chicken, and recipes that will demonstrate how to use leftover parts of the bird to make quick and delicious weeknight meals.

This course can be taken on demand, at your own pace. Once purchased, you have lifetime access to the course content.

Course Objectives

  • Learn the anatomy of a chicken and how to break it down into its parts
  • Learn how to roast and carve a chicken
  • Learn how to roast and carve a turkey
  • Become proficient at preparing an entire chicken dinner, including side dishes
  • Learn to make perfect gravy
  • Learn what to do with poultry leftovers and understand how poultry leftovers can make your weeknights easier
  • Plan a week's worth of meals using poultry as your protein base

Course Syllabus

Cooking Chicken & Poultry

This course introduces you to the basics of preparing poultry, including how to break down, roast, carve and then repurpose leftovers for other delicious week night meals. We’ve even included recipes for sumptuous side dishes that will accompany your roast chicken and help you create the iconic family sunday dinner classic meal.

  • Course Orientation
  • Task 1: Welcome to The Rouxbe Cooking School
  • Task 2: Course Orientation & Objectives
  • Task 3: Complete Your Self Assessment
  • Task 4: Rouxbe Pre-Assessment

Poultry Fundamentals

In this lesson, you will learn the fundamentals of poultry and how to break down a chicken.

  • Poultry Fundamentals
  • Task 5: Poultry Fundamentals
  • Task 6: Break Down a Chicken
  • Task 7: Labeling Sections of Chicken
  • Task 8: Reorder Activity
  • Task 9: More Butchering Practice
  • Task 10: Lesson Practice Recipes
  • Task 11: Practice Quiz

Roasting Chicken & Turkey

In this lesson, you will learn how to roast and carve a whole chicken and a whole turkey.

  • Roasting Chicken & Turkey
  • Task 12: Roasting a Whole Chicken
  • Task 13: Learn How to Roast & Carve a Chicken
  • Task 14: Roasting Turkey
  • Task 15: Practice Quiz

Enhancing Basic Roast Chicken

In this lesson you will learn how to use different spices and flavors to enhance a basic roasted chicken.

  • Enhancing Basic Roast Chicken
  • Task 16: Enhancing Basic Roast Chicken
  • Task 17: Lesson Practice Recipes
  • Task 18: Mid-term Practice Quiz

Make a Chicken Dinner

This lesson will show you how to complete your chicken dinner with gravy and impressive side dishes.

  • Make a Chicken Dinner
  • Task 19: Make Homemade Gravy
  • Task 20: Delicious Starches
  • Task 21: Vegetable Side Dishes

Leftovers are Delicious: Weeknight Meal Ideas

Learn to make a week’s worth of meals using leftover chicken and side dishes.

  • Leftovers are Delicious: Weeknight Meal Ideas
  • Task 22: Making Delicious and Handy Stock and Soup
  • Task 23: Reheating Chicken
  • Task 24: Chicken Burritos
  • Task 25: Plan a Week's Worth of Meals
  • Course Review & Final Assessment
  • Task 26: Course Review
  • Task 27: Rouxbe Final Assessment Quiz



Current Students

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