JW Chicken

Salsa Verde


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Appears in

The Barbuto Cookbook: California-Italian Cooking from the Beloved West Village Restaurant

The Barbuto Cookbook

By Jonathan Waxman

Published 2020

  • About

This is the cornerstone of Barbuto. At last count, we have served about 350,000 orders of my chicken! It is a testament to the bird (a Lancaster County farm-raised bird from Bell & Evans), the oven designed by Nobile, and our customers, who “flock” to Barbuto to eat this chicken.

Of course, the cooking is the really important part of the puzzle. The method is simple: Cut the chicken in half and remove the backbone. Next, cut off the wings so that only the little drumstick is att