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Do I need to increase cooking time if I stuff chicken

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Lookproperly Sun 13-Nov-16 12:25:04

I am planning to roast a big chicken. My scales are broken so I can't weigh it but the packaging suggests coming it for 1 hour 55 min.

I want to stuff the chicken though. Can anyone suggest how much additional cooking time I should allow for if I stuff it?

Thank you!

Biscetti Sun 13-Nov-16 12:27:40

Hmm, you really need to weigh the bird once it's stuffed. I guess if you can decently estimate the stuffing weight and add on, then you can work your timing out from the total weight that way.

QuackDuckQuack Sun 13-Nov-16 12:27:47

I don't know the answer, but you could weigh the stuffing and add the weights together.

Biscetti Sun 13-Nov-16 12:28:29

*assuming thanyou know the weight of the unstuffed bird..

ReggaeShark Sun 13-Nov-16 12:29:42

Yes.

PinkSwimGoggles Sun 13-Nov-16 12:32:34

yes. weigh the finishes product and cook according to that.

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