temp probe in chicken

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by mudduck, May 22, 2011.

  1. mudduck

    mudduck Smoking Fanatic

    best place to put the temp probe in a whole chicken

  2. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Under the wing, unless it's a rectal thermometer.  [​IMG]

    I'm sorry Mudduck---I couldn't help myself.

    I'll let somebody who knows a lot more about chicken than I do, give you the real answer.

    Last edited: May 22, 2011
  3. mudduck

    mudduck Smoking Fanatic

    only the bear lol

    hello bear ben awhile
  4. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    In the thick part of the breast take to 165, in the thick part of the thigh take to 175.
  5. venture

    venture Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Al hit it.  I like to check both the breast and thigh with my instant read to verify my remote probe reading.

    Good luck and good smoking.
  6. alaskanbear

    alaskanbear Smoking Fanatic SMF Premier Member

    A man can never go wrong by checking the 'breasts' and the inner 'thigh' for an accurate account of how hot and juicy the , um, what the hell we talking about again???  OH YEAH, the whole, um, here we go again, oh , ok the whole chicken.[​IMG]   [​IMG]
  7. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    you are killing me[​IMG]
    Last edited: May 22, 2011
  8. bearcarver

    bearcarver Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    [​IMG]   [​IMG]

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