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Chicken Test for Doneness (per Washington Fryer Commission)
No matter what method you use for cooking chicken, the most accurate test for doneness is a meat thermometer. Since chicken is never ready to be served until it is done, always be sure it is completely cooked. Whole or bone-in chicken should reach an internal temperature of 180°F, and boneless chicken should be cooked to 165°F. Other indicators for doneness include: A fork or toothpick can be inserted with ease. The juices should be clear, not pink. Bone joints move easily.