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Questions about handling, preparing, or cooking chicken, either whole or parts.

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Why slow thawing is the best way to defrost a chicken flavor wise?

From Julia Child's "The Joy of French Cooking": The best method for defrosting frozen chicken, according to those in the business, is the slowest : leave it in its transparent wrapper and let ...
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Is there a good reason not to add crushed tomatoes to chicken soup?

Is there a good reason not to add crushed tomatoes to chicken soup? I am new at cooking soup, but I think tomatoes taste good and that's why I want to add them. But I've also had garlic bread just ...
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How much protein from the stock of one large chicken (2kg) carcass once legs, breasts and wings removed?

I can find details of how much protein per body of fluid (e.g. 1 US cup) but to be honest we probably all make stock to a different concentration, so that makes that metric useless. When I prepare a ...
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About chicken and osmosis

Why Heston Blumenthal says it needs to soak chicken before low-temperature baking in salty solution of water? I always thought that osmosis goes better if water would be unsalted, and meat would be ...
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Made a bland curry, it's cooled down and about to freeze it. Help!

I've just made a tasteless chicken and veg curry. I have put various spices in, but it's still bland. It's cooled down now and I was going to freeze it tonight as I've made it to take camping next ...
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Can I use chicken brine as a base to make a broth?

I just brined 2 chickens which I am about to roast. Once the roast dinner is over, I anticipate there will be some chicken and carcass left-overs which I will boil in a pot of water to make a broth, ...
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Whole Uncooked Chicken - Safe to Eat if still before the Sell by date, but longer then 2 days in Fridge? [duplicate]

I bought a whole, uncooked chicken at Costco this past weekend. It has been in the fridge for 4 days. The sell by date is September 8, which is still two days away. So, I was thinking I was safe. ...
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Protein in cooked vs. raw chicken breast filet

I'm a bit confused by the label on an uncooked versus a cooked chicken breast. Both mention 23g of protein per 100 g of product: If I cook the raw chicken myself, it loses a lot of water, so after ...
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Is cooked chicken brought to work but left unrefrigerated for 5 hours safe to eat? [duplicate]

I cooked chicken last night and stored it in the fridge right after. Today I brought in chicken in a glass container within my backpack and opened it 5 hours later. I put it in the microwave for 1 ...
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Adding raw chicken to a meal that is being reheated

So, a friend of mine told me they frequently add raw chicken to their (already cooked) leftovers when reheating (in a pan) to top them up. Though they stress that the chicken is completely cooked by ...
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Frozen Chicken Breasts

Cook from Frozen Chicken Breasts I have defrosted a bag of Cook from Frozen chicken breasts this afternoon. Will they still be ok to cook later?
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Can I cook my tandoori chicken in the marinade for a sauce?

I'm cooking tandoori chicken and I was wondering if I can cook the chicken in the marinade to make a sauce. Marinade: 300ml Greek yogurt Ginger Garlic Masala seasoning Turmeric Cumin
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Sesame Chicken with Gravy

Okay, so this is going to be one of "those" questions. There was a Chinese restaurant in my town when I was younger. It went out of business, reopened out of town, sold to new owners and they have ...
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Should I add binder to a giant, “chicken fried” Latke?

There is a roast chicken recipe from Cooks Illustrated that I've made for years now. You spatchcock the bird (remove the spine and flatten it), place it on a broiler pan, fill the bottom of the pan ...
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Is it okay to leave uncooked chicken over night but refrigerate it in the morning and then cook it? [duplicate]

I bought some chicken and I accidentally forgot to put it away and I put it in the fridge in the morning and I want chicken can I like boil it and the bacteria will boil away or what?
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Bone broth question

Is it ok to partially cool chicken broth (prior to refrigerating ) with bones left in? I left my chicken broth on a low simmer overnight, the next morning my husband turned the stock off to cool… He ...
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Water came out cloudy after steaming chicken, is it cosidered a broth?

I was surprised since the chicken never touched the water but I guess it dropped some of its juices in it, I was doing a small batch and I tried to taste it but after adding some salt it just tasted ...
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Deep frying without schnitzels sticking to each other

How do I avoid the phenomenon of pieces of breaded schnitzel sticking together inside the deep fryer
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How to make Lebanese chicken wings

I have been going to a lebanese restaurant for a while now and they do the best chicken wings i have ever tasted. i want to know their secret. they are chargrilled over coal and i know that they put ...
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How to cook 1 pound of frozen chicken tenders in instant pot?

I want to cook ~10 oz of chicken tenders (4 tenders). I would also like to know times for ~1 lb (6 tenders) Each tender is ~2.5 lbs. They are frozen when put in instant pot. How long do I set ...
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Chicken breast in slow cooker

I’m new to slow cooking and wanting to slow cook some chicken breast. I put in potato’s, onion and herbs along with whole chicken breast. Will this just burn onto the crock pot with no liquid in or ...
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How to grill chicken in electrolux microwave

Sir i want to grill chicken in electrolux microwave.But i am not able to grill. I have inconvenience to set temperature
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Is my refrigerator temperature too high?

I bought a packet of ready to eat chicken legs, ate a couple, and placed the rest in fridge. Today there are icicles on top of them. My fridge temperature is set between 3 and 4. Is it too low?
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Best way to Store and Rewarm Fried Chicken

I'm looking for a good way to store fried chicken, as well as a good way to warm it up without it becoming soggy. I often have to cook a day or 2 in advance and the chicken loses its crunchy crust. ...
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Can chicken skeleton be made edible?

I like to preserve as much as possible from my cooking and trash as little as possible. With that in mind: can chicken skeleton be made edible? or is there a way for the bone marrow to be extracted ...
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Chicken kebab turned hard

The chicken kebab which I cooked today was tastier. I had marinated it overnight with salt, tumeric, chilli powder, garam marsala, curd, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and kebab marsala. After ...
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Preventing that special “cooked-then-refrigerated chicken” taste?

I am sure that I'm not the only one to have noticed it; in fact others have noticed it. If you have cooked chicken and you refrigerate that in a sealed container (so I am precluding the possibility ...
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chicken shish kabobs the night before cooking

I want to prepare Hawaiian chicken shish kebobs the night before cooking. Do I need to be concerned about the raw chicken touching the veggies overnight in the fridge?
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Suitable oils for roasting chicken at high temperature in cast iron

Over the last several years I've been perfecting my roast chicken recipe, starting with Arthur Schwartz' Garlic and Paprika Rubbed Roast Chicken recipe. The basic approach I now use involves ...
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Can you\why don't some restuarants marinade without chicken skin?

I bought some grilled chicken from a restuarant and it came with marinade on the skin. I asked the seller if they can provide grilled skinless with marinade on flesh. He said we don't do it like ...
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Why does the breading always come off of my oven fried chicken?

I love fried chicken, but have been trying to cook oven fried chicken instead due to the lower caloric content. I usually use chicken that has been soaked in buttermilk overnight, drain excess ...
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Can I marinate chicken that has already been cooked?

I have some chicken that was grilled. I want to put it back on the grill and cook it some more. I marinated it in a bag. Is it OK to marinate cooked chicken?
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Can you mix raw chicken and French fries dip them in the same flour batter?

I thought it was cross-contamination when you mix raw food with any food. So, can you use the same flour batter next and dip the chicken in along with French fries together and then fry them?
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Sous Vide chicken for reheating

My understanding is that a lot of the technical knowledge around sous vide was developed in the prepared foods industry by Bruno Goussault of Cuisine Solutions. This makes me wonder whether some of ...
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Cooking different meats on George Foreman grill

If I cook some chicken breasts on a George Foreman Grill, can I cook another type of meat straight after it? Or do I need to clean the grill inbetween each? I've been doing the latter since I bought ...
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thawing and cooking frozen raw chicken backs [duplicate]

I purchased a case of raw chicken back bones. Cleaned, portioned into 4 lb sealed bags and frozen. I bought them to make batches of bone broth. When I unthaw a bag in my refrigerator I notice a lot ...
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Combining chicken and vegetables in sous vide

Any suggestions to offer as I attempt to sous vide chicken in one bag, while, at the same time, cook vegetables in another? The chicken cooks at 150F while the veggies cook at 185F.
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Is it safe to eat chicken that sits out [duplicate]

I cooked Ritz chicken last night forgot to put in up, so it sit out all night with a top on it. Is it still safe to eat?
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Green line in chicken? [duplicate]

The family is eating home roasted chicken tonight. I cut into it, and found this bright green "line". What is it?
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Hot chicken soup takes hours to cool

I made a big pot of a very hot chicken soup. I put it in my small extra fridge at 11 PM, and it was still warm 9 hours later, at 8 AM. Do I need to throw it away?
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How do you separate whole chicken skin from the breast (for basting) without ripping it?

In this recipe in minute 7:00 the cook separates the chicken skin from the breast to put butter between the skin and the breast for basting. When I tried that (very slowly) it always felt like I was ...
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Whole Chicken - why won't the breast cook even though thighs are done?

I've been cooking a 6.5 lb. whole chicken tonight and I'm confused by the temperature readings. After about an hour and a quarter, the thickest part of the thigh is at 175 degrees but the breast is ...
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Can you deep fry chicken in a 6.75qt dutch oven?

I wanna fry up some chicken and I'm wondering if my 6.75 Le Creuset will be large enough. Assuming it's half to two-thirds of the way full (3-4 QTs of oil). Does anyone have experience with this? ...
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Cooking boneless skinless chicken thighs [closed]

What's a good approach to cooking boneless skinless chicken thighs relatively quickly if tenderness is a priority? I know some people like a somewhat chewy texture with chicken thigh but the person I'...
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Chicken noodle soup burnt to bottom of pan [duplicate]

Short of throwing out soup, how can I remove burnt taste from the soup?
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Why does this chicken recipe result in a glutinous mess?

Countless times I've tried to prepared a recipe that calls for dredging chicken tenders in flour, dipping them in beaten egg (or a mixture of egg and water), and then coating them with a bread crumb ...
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Can defrosting chicken make it slimy?

I bought chicken drumsticks on January 11th and froze them on the 11th. They had a best before date of January 13th. I put them in the fridge yesterday to defrost and am cooking them now but they were ...
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How can I get dry rub to stick to cooked chicken?

How can I get dry rub to stick to baked or deep fried chicken wings after I've cooked them?
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How high (height-wise) should the oil be for frying chicken?

I thought the point of fried chicken is to have enough oil to deep fry it, but I've seen a lot of recipe discussing to fry the chicken for x-time, then flip over and fry for y-time. Does this mean ...
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Can a combination of Grilling and Baking be used for Chicken?

I was wondering If 1st Grilling the chicken to chrisp up the outer surface and then baking it to get is cooked all over and retain the Moistness will work . Can this give me a Moist and Chrispy ...