Why truss a chicken when roasting? Here are three good reasons to truss, or bind a fowl’s legs with string before roasting. Obviously, we think it’s fun and easy, so let’s get started.
1) Chefs do it. Clearly we care about flavor, moisture, and presentation.
2) Your chicken will cook more evenly and your chicken breasts will stay moist while you wait for the dark meat to finish cooking.
3) Did we mention it’s cool? Kids love cool. Show them how to truss the chicken and let that be their super cook cooking skill for roast chicken night.