Breast Halves of Split Breast
White meat. Available bone-in or boneless and skin-on or skinless.
Whole broiler cut into pieces — 2 breast halves, 2 thighs, 2 drumsticks
and 2 wings. Usually sold without giblets.
First section of wing. Ideal for hors d'oeuvres.
Lower portion of leg. Two usually make an adult serving.
The edible heart, liver and gizzard.
A low-fat, low-calorie substitute for hamburger. Made from coarsely
ground thigh meat.
Halves or Splits
Broiler cut into 2 pieces of approximately equal weight. Ideal for
The whole leg with unseparated drumstick and thigh, no back portion. All
Leg quarters and breast quarters usually packaged separately. Leg
quarter includes drumstick, thigh and back portion. All dark meat.
Breast quarter includes the wing, breast and back portion. All white
Portion of leg above the knee joint. Favorite of dark meat lovers. Also
available boneless and skinless.
An inexpensive way to buy chicken. Birds usually weigh 3 to 4 1/2
pounds, and are packaged with and without neck and giblets.
Whole wing with 3 sections attached. All white meat.
Large, meaty bird from 5 to 8 pounds. Includes neck and giblets.