Just A Pinch Recipes How to Butterfly Meat By Kitchen Crew 4/28/16 Share on Facebook Share on Pinterest Share on Twitter Share on G+ Email to a Friend The Just A Pinch Test Kitchen shows how to easily butterfly meat. Step 1. Using a sharp knife, carefully slice along fatty edge of meat making sure not to cut through entire piece of meat. Step 2. Then unfold meat and spread on plate. Watch the "pinch tips" video here.