Thermal Tips: Simple Roasted Chicken—Cooking Chicken to the Correct Temperature

Author: Kim AllisonWhat Temperature to Cook Chicken To? The FDA Food Code recommends cooking chicken to 165°F (74°C). But the pasteurization of chicken is actually a function of both temperature and time. If you can hold your chicken at 145°F (63°C) for 8.5 minutes, you can achieve the same bacterial reduction as at 165°F (74°C). In his … Continue reading Thermal Tips: Simple Roasted Chicken—Cooking Chicken to the Correct Temperature