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Defrosting a whole chicken in cold water?

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josephlapusata Nov 14, 2012 07:53 AM

Does defrosting a whole frozen chicken in cold water hurt the quality of the meat?

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  1. ipsedixit RE: josephlapusata Nov 14, 2012 08:00 AM

    No, just keep the chicken in a plastic bag.

    1. Davwud RE: josephlapusata Nov 14, 2012 08:06 AM

      Not that I've ever noticed. They also say it's much safer than just putting it on the counter

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