Poultry vs Spatchcock - What's the difference?

poultry | spatchcock |


As nouns the difference between poultry and spatchcock

is that poultry is domestic fowl (eg chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese) raised for food (either meat or eggs) while spatchcock is chicken meat when prepared by spatchcocking (see below).

As a verb spatchcock is

to cut poultry along the spine and spread the halves apart, for more even cooking when grilled.

poultry

English

Noun

(-)
  • domestic fowl (e.g. chickens, ducks, turkeys and geese) raised for food (either meat or eggs)
  • the meat from a domestic fowl
  • spatchcock

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Chicken meat when prepared by spatchcocking. (See below.)
  • A rushed effort.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cut poultry along the spine and spread the halves apart, for more even cooking when grilled.
  • spatchcocked chicken
  • To interpolate, insert or sandwich (in or into)
  • *1922 , Joyce, Ulysses ,
  • Why is the underplot of King Lear in which Edmund figures lifted out of Sidney's Arcadia and spatchcocked on to a Celtic legend older than history?
  • To prepare in haste.
  • Usage notes

    * Also known as Frogging the chicken.

    See also

    * butterfly * spitchcock