Kitchen scissors for trimming herbs and spatchcocking chicken

Open packages, snip spring onions, and cut bacon.

Kitchen scissors and herbs
The right pair of kitchen scissors will let you cut everything from poultry to herbs.Pixabay/Stux

Kitchen shears are big helpers in the kitchen. You can use them to cut the backbone out of a chicken before it goes in the oven, trim herbs like spring onions or parsley, cut fish, or finish up a chopping job you realized you didn’t do a great job on once it’s already in a pan. You can use them like regular scissors too, of course—to open packages or mail while you wait for water to boil. Below, a few options you may want to bring into your kitchen.

Heavy Duty Kitchen Scissors, Sharp Kitchen Scissors Multipurpose Utility Stainless Steel Scissor, Kitchen Shears for Chicken, Poultry, Fish, Meat, Vegetables, Herbs, BBQ, Bones, Flowers, Nuts

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These blades feature edges with micro-serration and a built-in bottle opener.Anecity

When looking for a pair of kitchen scissors, look for rust-resistant stainless steel blades with micro-serrated edges—which means they’ll make great, sharp cuts—that are thick enough to hold up while cutting thick vegetable stalks or thick cuts of meat. Comfortable handles will come in handy, especially when they’re made from a non-slip material.

2020 Latest Kitchen Scissors - TURATA Heavy Duty Kitchen Shears for Food, Stainless Steel Multi-Purpose Utility Scissors with Cover for Meat, Poultry, Chicken, Fish, Herbs, Bones, Dishwasher Safe

Ergonomic Handles

These shears work well for removing scales from cod, bass, turbot, and other oceanic creatures. Designed not to rust.TURATA

Kitchen scissors don’t have to be just for poultry and other meat. Many come with metal inserts between the handles, which can be used to crack nuts or open bottles. Some even have a bottle opener cut into the blade for ease of use.

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Dishwasher Safe

A sharp blade is ideal for cutting herbs, since it will actually slice them, rather than bruising and tearing them.PPpanda

Are you a fanatic about herb garnishes? If you’re always picking wet coriander off of your knife blade, you might want a pair of specialty herb scissors—with one snip, multiple blades can function as twice as many knife chops. Get perfectly trimmed garnishes every time, especially if you’re cutting from kitchen herbs you’re growing yourself.