Spatchcock chicken temp.

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by inkjunkie, Sep 24, 2015.

  1. inkjunkie

    inkjunkie Master of the Pit

    Where to measure and what should it be?
     
  2. dirtsailor2003

    dirtsailor2003 Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    For all poultry, minimum of 165 in the thigh or the breast.
     
  3. c farmer

    c farmer Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I like mine 170-175.
     
  4. chef jimmyj

    chef jimmyj Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator Group Lead OTBS Member

    Breast I cook to 165 but I like Thighs more well done to be tender, 175 at least. Measure in the thickest part of each...JJ
     
  5. joe black

    joe black Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Usually, because the bird is spatchcocked and laying flat, if I get the breast to 165* the thigh will be at 170* or maybe higher.
     
  6. oldschoolbbq

    oldschoolbbq Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    ditto , ditto , ditto , ditto , . . . :ROTF
     

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