How Long Do I Bake Chicken?

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Baked Chicken with Dijon and Nutty Breadcrumbs + Lemon-Chile Linguine with Asparagus Aired June 01, 2017

You picked up some chicken at the market and you’re ready to make it for Sunday dinner — but you might be wondering, how long do you need to cook it for?

The answer depends on what cut of chicken you're making.

Rachael's Tip: Make Your Own Breadcrumbs With Pantry Staples

HOW TO BAKE BONELESS, SKINLESS CHICKEN BREAST
Preheat your oven to 375°F. Drizzle 4 8-ounce chicken breasts with a bit of EVOO and season with salt and pepper. Bake on a baking sheet until cooked through, 35-40 minutes.

Check out 9 totally different creative toppers for baked chicken breast!

HOW TO BAKE BONE-IN, SKIN-ON CHICKEN THIGHS
To bake bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs, preheat your oven to 400°F and roast to an internal temperature of 165°F, about 35-40 minutes.

HOW TO BAKE (ROAST) A WHOLE CHICKEN
Preheat your oven to 425°F and roast for 1 hour and 20 minutes.

HOW TO BAKE A SPATCHCOCKED CHICKEN
To bake a spatchcocked chicken (if you’re saying, “Wait, what does spatchcock mean,” check this out), preheat your oven to 425°F and roast chicken 45-50 minutes, until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F and the juices run clear.

Our favorite butcher Ray Venezia recommends the below temperature guidelines when cooking meat:

HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN YOUR MEAT IS DONE?

Always cook your meat to the proper temperature for safety!

Ground Meat (any kind): 160°

Poultry: 165°

Pork: 145° - 160°

Beef: 125° - 160°

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