Using the most popular method of oven roasting a 5-lb. chicken, it should take about 2 hours to cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. A chicken could also be stewed, grilled or baked in an oven bag to help retain moisture.Know More
There are many methods to cook a chicken.
The amount of time needed to bake a whole chicken depends on the temperature of the oven and the size of the chicken. For example, at 375 degrees Fahrenheit, a 3-pound chicken takes 1 to 1 1/4 hours to cook. At the same temperature, a 5-pound chicken takes up to 2 hours. At 350 F, a chicken weighing between 5 and 7 pounds typically takes 2 to 2 1/4 hours.Full Answer >
The length of time needed to cook chicken wings depends on the method used; for example, roasting the chicken wings in the oven takes approximately 40 minutes while frying them in a deep fryer takes about 6 minutes. In either case, it is important to ensure that the wings are cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit to kill any potential food-borne illnesses.Full Answer >
When making fried chicken, cooking time depends on the chosen cooking method. Pan-fried chicken breasts should cook at least 8 to 12 minutes per side or until the meat reaches an internal temperature of 165 F. Deep-fried chicken breasts need approximately 6 to 10 minutes to reach 165 F.Full Answer >
Bone-in chicken breasts require 40 to 50 minutes a 350-degree oven to achieve a 165-degree internal temperature, the temperature at which chicken is safe to consume. When grilling, bone-in chicken breasts reach the recommended temperature when cooked 14 to 17 minutes on each side.Full Answer >