How to Cook a Whole Chicken?

Answer Whole chicken is inexpensive and makes a nutritious main dish. Many different seasonings and cooking methods can be used to vary the taste of a whole chicken. Whole chicken cooked at moderate tempe... Read More »

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How long do i cook a 5 lb whole chicken in the oven?

According to, a rule for calculating the time to cook a chicken in the oven is to cook 20 minutes per pound of meat, plus an additional 10 to 20 minutes. Following this rule, it... Read More »

At what temperature do you cook a whole chicken?

A whole chicken should be roasted in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F. for approximately 20 to 25 minutes per pound. Chicken is considered done when the juices run clear and the interior temperatu... Read More »

How long do you slow cook a whole chicken?

Prepare a whole roasted chicken by setting a slow cooker to high for one hour, then turning it to low for eight to 10 hours. Cory Vicens, culinary director at, advises that if someth... Read More »

How long do you cook a whole six pound chicken?

A whole chicken (without stuffing) weighing six pounds should be roasted for at least 2 hours in the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Poultry should always be checked with a meat thermometer to ensu... Read More »