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Unread 04-07-2013, 01:29 PM   #1
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Default Speed thaw chicken quarters?

What is the best way to do it? Cold water? Would you even advise doing it?
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Cold water in the sink, do it all the time. No problems check frequently
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The cold water in the sink, run a trickle of water into the bowl, that works great. The other thing if you have a cast iron skillet, and just a few quarters, place them on the cast iron, it will draw cold from the chicken.
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I always thaw meats in a bucket of cold water in the bath tub. Change it out every hour or so.
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The other thing if you have a cast iron skillet, and just a few quarters, place them on the cast iron, it will draw cold from the chicken.
aluminum works even quicker .
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I always do cold water in a bowl and then have a trickle of water going into it. It defrosts pretty quickly.
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have thighs in a bowl of cool water in my sink right now - works great.
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Thanks!! I had some chicken ready to go for tonight and then had some late dinner guests invited over. Needed more chicken.
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Ya already got it in a pot of water. May as well just boil it up and put some sauce on it. Thats how Bob would probably do it anyways.
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Whats wrong with a microwave?That's what I use.
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