All thoughts and opinions are my own. Or even worse, to my friends! And when I made the first cut into the chicken, it was still pink inside. Then it ends up overcooked and dry on the outside, and just barely cooked in the middle.
Is It Done Yet? 4 Ways to Really Know If Your Meat Is Cooked
Safe Chicken Temperatures, Even if It’s Pink! | ThermoWorks
How to tell when your meat is ready—with or without a thermometer. Have you ever taken meat off the grill and declared "dinners ready! Perhaps the only thing worse is trying to chew through an overcooked, tough piece of meat. So how do you make sure that your meat is done before whisking it off the grill, or worse—overcooking it?
Knowing the proper doneness temperatures when cooking chicken will ensure juicy results. But what if the meat or juices are pink, and it looks bloody? Peter Snyder, Jr.
Unsure what temperature your chicken should be so that it is safe to eat without being dry and overdone? The short answer for juicy, properly cooked chicken is F for at least 3 minutes for white meat and F for dark meat. Read on for more information about where these numbers come from and for tips and tricks for cooking the best chicken possible. When it comes to cooking chicken, there are a lot of temperatures to keep in mind. There's the temperature you set your oven to, then there's the actual temperature of the chicken itself known as the internal temperature , which is measured with an instant-read thermometer.