Chicken is arguably the most underrated of the meats. It’s often a neglected ingredient, served badly, dry and without understanding of how to actually cook it - but, it’s such a familiar taste that when you do taste at optimum, it can be one of the best meat eating experiences around.
This is why we’ve decided to dedicate the latest in our Michelin Chefs Cook series to chicken. From roasted to fried, currry to soup - there's even one cooked in a pig's bladder.
First up is a classic dish - roasted chicken - but trust us, a roasted chicken in the hands of a chef like Thomas Keller is going to blow you away.
Just in case that’s not enough for you, here’s Heston Blumenthal with his scientific approach to roasting a chicken.
It’s Impossible to speak about chicken and Michelin chefs without mentioning chef David Chang who has two Michelin stars for his Momofuku KO restaurant in New York and recently opened a fast casual chicken place.
Here’s two recipes from Chang, one for chicken noodle soup and one for an interesting take on fried chicken.
It wouldn’t be fair to talk chicken without touching on chicken curry so here’s a top recipe for chicken Korma by chef Atul Kochhar - the first Indian chef to receive a Michelin star.
This next one is a little out of left field, it’s in French with some English narration but it’s worth watching for technique. It shows Patrick Henriroux from La Pyramide restaurant in Vienne, France, as he cooks a famous dish of chicken inside pig bladder. Some proper classic cooking for you all to end with.