Chicken and Poultry
Time-Saving Tip: Roast Your Chicken
This method is crucial for these 5-minute meal recipes. Read on to learn how to cook chicken in bulk, and then to incorporate them into recipes.
For convenience, chicken can be cooked in bulk and quickly added to dishes later. Roasted chicken will keep in a plastic baggie or storage container in the fridge between 3-6 days.
For boneless chicken, place them on a cooking sheet covered with aluminum foil, spaced about 1-inch apart. Add any spices you like. A great versatile combination is lemon juice, salt, garlic powder, and pepper.
Place in oven preheated to 400° F and bake for 25-30 minutes. Let them cool for 15-30 minutes before storing them in the fridge.
For bone-in chicken, remove the skin, and the cook at 375° F for 45 minutes. Larger pieces may need to be cooked for an hour, but check first at about 40-45 minutes.