What's the safe eating temperature for chicken?
The safe internal temperature for cooked chicken is 165° Fahrenheit (75° Celsius)
The recommended internal temperature for safely cooked chicken is about 75°C (165°F). Use meat (or instant read) thermometer to determine the temperature of cooked meat. If you're cooking a whole chicken, assure that thermometer is inserted into the thickest part of the thigh and not touching bone.
165 degrees Fahrenheit is the safe internal temperature for both the white meat and dark meat.
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