In 2152, Malcolm Reed became pinned to Enterprise NX-01's hull. Fearing that he'd be blown up by the Romulan mine, he asked Jonathan Archer not to sever the spikes that held him there. He added that if he let Archer amputate his leg, Chef would serve "roast Reed" for Sunday dinner. (ENT: "Minefield")
In a figurative sense it could also refer to stripping a piece of technology for parts to use elsewhere.
The Tellarite ship Tezra was seized by the Klingon Empire. Believing her impounded, her owner Skalaar turned to bounty hunting in order to pay the impound fee. It was not until his last mission, in 2153, that it was revealed that Tezra had been cannibalized several years earlier. (ENT: "Bounty")