How hot does chicken need to be to be fully cooked?
The safe internal temperature for cooked chicken is 165° Fahrenheit or 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.
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