Please Do Chicken Right

Below are doneness temperatures and cooking times for preparing fresh or thawed chicken (not frozen).
Type of Chicken Internal Temperature Approximate Roasting Time (350ºF) Approximate Grilling Time
Leg quarters, bone in, 4-8 oz. 170ºF 40-50 minutes 10-15 minutes per side
Thigh, bone in, 5-7 oz. 170ºF 30-40 minutes 10-15 minutes per side
Thigh, boneless, 3 oz. 160ºF 20-30 minutes 6-8 minutes per side
Breast, bone in, 6-8 oz. 170ºF 30-40 minutes 10-15 minutes per side
Breast, boneless, 4 oz. 160ºF 20-30 minutes 6-8 minutes per side
Whole chicken, 3-5 lb. (broiler)
6-8 lb. (roaster)
180ºF 1 1⁄4 - 1 1⁄2 hrs.
1 1⁄2 - 2 1⁄4 hrs.
1 1⁄2 -2 1⁄2 hours
on revolving spit
Ground chicken, 6-oz. patty 165ºF 20-30 minutes 15 minutes per side
FROM THE AMERICAN DIETETIC ASSOCIATION’S “THE CHOICE IS CHICKEN” NUTRITION AND FOOD SAFETY BROCHURE.