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Roasting Chicken

Chicken Roasting Timetable — Always use a meat thermometer to check for doneness. Bone-in chicken is fully cooked once it reaches an internal temperature of 180˚F. Boneless or ground chicken is fully cooked when it reaches an internal temperature of 165˚F.

Type
Weight
Internal Temperature
Approximate Time at 350°F
Whole Chicken
3-5 lb. broiler
180°F
1 1/4 – 1 1/2 hrs.
Whole Chicken
6-8 lb. roaster
180°F
1 1/2 – 2 1/4 hrs.
Breast, Bone-In
6-8 oz.
180°F
30 – 40 min.
Breast, Boneless
4 oz.
165°F
20-30 min.
Leg Quarter, Bone-In
4-8 oz.
180°F
40-50 min.
Thigh, Bone-In
5-7 oz.
180°F
30-40 min.
Thigh, Boneless
3 oz.
165°F
20-30 min.
Ground Chicken
6 oz. patty
165°F
20-30 min.
Wings or Drummettes
2-3 oz.
180°F
30-40 min.

Roasting Turkey

Turkey Roasting Timetable — Always use a meat thermometer to check for doneness. Bone-in turkey is fully cooked once it reaches an internal temperature of 180˚F. Boneless or ground turkey is fully cooked when it reaches an internal temperature of 165˚F.

WHOLE TURKEY
UNSTUFFED
STUFFED
APPROXIMATE TIMES AT 325°F
APPROXIMATE TIMES AT 325°F
8 – 12 lbs.
2 3/4 – 3 hours
3 – 3 1/2 hours
12 – 14 lbs.
3 – 3 3/4 hours
3 1/2 – 4 hours
14 – 18 lbs.
3 3/4 – 4 1/4 hours
4 – 4 1/4 hours
18 – 20 lbs.
4 1/4 – 4 1/2 hours
4 1/4 – 4 3/4 hours
20 – 24 lbs.
4 1/2 – 5 hours
4 3/4 – 5 1/4 hours
TURKEY PART
WEIGHT
APPROXIMATE TIME AT 325°F
Whole Breasts
4 – 6 lbs.
1 1/2 – 2 1/4 hours
Whole Breasts
6 – 8 lbs.
2 1/2 – 3 1/4 hours
Breast Halves
4 lbs.
1 1/2 – 1 3/4 hours
Drumsticks
3 lbs.
1 1/2 – 1 3/4 hours
Thighs
4 lbs.
1 1/2 – 1 3/4 hours
Wings
4 lbs.
1 1/4 – 1 1/2 hours

High-Altitude Roasting

At altitudes of 5000+ feet, add approximately 5 – 10 minutes per pound to recommended “Turkey Roasting Timetable @ 325°F.”