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Chicken Roasting Time Guide

Timing for a Roast Chicken

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Chicken Roasting Time Guide

Use a meat thermometer or instant read thermometer inserted at the inside of the thigh to ensure doneness. Thermometer should register at least 165°.

Broiler/Frying Chickens

1 1/2 to 2 pounds -- 400° -- 45 minutes to 1 hour

2 to 2 1/2 pounds -- 400° -- 1 to 1 1/4 hours

2 1/2 to 3 pounds -- 375° -- 1 1/4 to ` 3/4 hours

3 to 4 pounds -- 375° -- 1 3/4 to 2 1/4 hours

Capon, about 5 to 8 pounds -- 375° -- about 20 minutes per pound plus about 15 minutes standing time

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