how long does it take to boil a whole chicken
To boil a whole chicken, simply put chicken into a heavy pot, add various vegetables and seasonings to taste and cover with water. Bring to a boil and let cook for about an hour and 20 minutes.
It will take 1 to 1/2 hours to boil a whole chicken. The internal temperature of the chicken should reach between 160 and 170 degrees.
First be sure to clean the chicken. Fill a pot with water and place chicken in the pot. Once the water rapidly boils it will take anywhere from one to two hours to boil a whole chicken.