Roasted Chicken

What is Chicken?

What is chicken? Chicken is a type of poultry available in many sizes and varieties, fresh, frozen, and pre-cooked. How to Buy: Choices: broiler-fryers: weigh 2 ½ -4 ½ lbs.; Rock Cornish game hen weigh 1-2 lbs.; roasters weigh 5-7 lbs., roast whole; Capons: male chickens weigh 4-7 lbs. roasted. Stewing/baking hens: 2-5 lbs. Cock/Roosters: mature males; need long, moist cooking. Chickens are sold in parts: breasts, legs, thighs, wings, livers, hearts, necks, gizzards.

Chicken Shopping Tips

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chicken Cooking How-Tos

Allow meat to rest for at least ten minutes before slicing into it; otherwise, the juices will leak out.

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