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Chicken breasts vary greatly in size. How much does the chicken weigh, for example, in the recipe "Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken"?

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Last updated: Oct. 14, 2014 10:50 am
Posted: Jan. 20, 2013 10:16 am
Answered by: nanny129
Jan. 20, 2013 10:33 am
the average chicken breast is 6 ounces- so 5-7 oz:-)
Jan. 20, 2013 10:49 am
Chicken breasts are also irregularly shaped. The tips of the breast are much thinner and require less cooking time than the fleshy tops. Try pounding them to a uniform thickness or alternately, turn the breast ove to the back sode and slice the breast horizontally to even thickness reserving the trimmings for another use.
Jan. 20, 2013 11:25 am
if they are really large- you could just butterfly them
Jan. 20, 2013 11:26 am
sorry sneakyteaky- i just read your post
Jan. 20, 2013 1:03 pm
The boneless/skinless kind called for in that recipe tend to be basiclly the same size. You could always trim them to get uniform size pieces. I would use a meat thermometer to tell when done to the correct temp if that is your concern with this recipe.
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