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Grilling Chicken - Checking the Temperature
Chicken Temperature

Chicken Temperature

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As the chicken gets close to being done it is time to start checking the temperature. You need to reach and internal temperature on 165 degrees F. (74 degrees C.). Check all the pieces of chicken to be certain that they are indeed, cooked. Once you have hit the target temperature remove the chicken from the grill. Cover and allow to rest for about 5 minutes then serve.

One note on cooking chicken. You can't really over cook chicken, but you can dry it out. As long as your chicken stays tender and moist, the temperature can go higher than our minimum temperature for safety.

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