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i am cooking a little chicken i put it in at 5:30 pm and the oven is on 400 how long should i let it cook and is the heat to high??

asked by crystal122684 almost 5 years ago
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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 5 years ago

The heat is fine, but it's probably done by now. Do you know how much it weighed? Usually a 4 lb chicken roasts in about 60 min at 400 degrees.

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Amanda Hesser

Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.

added almost 5 years ago

P.S. To test the doneness, insert an instant read thermometer in the thickest part of the thigh -- the chicken is done when it reads 165 degrees.