Total cooking time for a chicken leg quarter is 45 minutes to an hour whether baked, barbecued or fried. Thicker hind quarters take longer than less meaty specimens. Cooking until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of the thigh registers 170 degrees ensures that they are done.Know More
Chicken leg quarters are baked uncovered at 350 degrees, either by themselves or on a bed of onions, potatoes or other vegetables, for 45 minutes to an hour. On the barbecue, the leg quarters are browned over direct heat for about three minutes per side, then moved to the indirect side. The lid is closed or the chicken is tented with foil, and the chicken cooks for 45 minutes more.
To fry, the chicken is browned well over medium-high heat for 15 to 20 minutes on the first side then turned and browned on the other side for another 15 minutes. The heat is then reduced, and the chicken is cooked for an additional 20 minutes.Learn more about Cooking
Baked chicken wings take from 30 to 45 minutes to cook. While the wings are typically cooked through at 30 minutes, when baked for a longer period, they develop a crunchy, crisp exterior. Chicken wings may be baked at a variety of temperatures ranging from 350 to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.Full Answer >
Fresh Polish sausage is typically simmered in a large pot filled with just enough water to cover the sausage for 45 minutes to an hour. It is cooked until it is tender and its internal temperature is 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Care must be taken to cook it thoroughly before serving.Full Answer >
Baked in a 375 degree Fahrenheit oven, 1 ½-pound Cornish game hens are ready in an hour to one hour and 15 minutes. They should be cooked until the internal temperature of the thigh reaches 180 degrees on an instant-read thermometer.Full Answer >
Capons, which are castrated roosters and are slightly larger than typical fresh chickens, should cook for about 12 minutes per pound, although this time can vary depending on whether or not the capon is stuffed or not. For example, an 8-pound capon that is not stuffed should roast for about 90 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the meat registers 165 degrees Fahrenheit.Full Answer >