Proper cooking times are not just about safety. In fact, most Canadians overcook their chicken, which can leave it dry. From chicken breast to a whole roast chicken these charts ensure perfectly cooked chicken every time.
Internal temperature is measured using an instant-read food thermometer. Insert the thermometer in different spots, making sure to pay special attention to the chicken breasts and thighs which are the thickest parts of the meat. Food thermometers are available at Schinkels’ or at any kitchen supply store in various formats and price ranges.
Below are cooking charts for Roasting, Grilling and Frying, sourced from www.chicken.ca Click on the charts for a full-sized version