Serious Eats: Talk
Should the skin be removed from chicken before or after cooking?
I've heard that in order to eliminate about half the fat, you should trim away the skin before eating the meat. I also heard that it makes a difference in the fat content whether the skin is removed before or after cooking. Removing the skin before you cook the chicken results into less fat for your dish, but the meat is more moist and tender when cooked with the skin on. Thoughts?