Thawing poultry

It takes 24 hours for each 2.5 kg (5 pounds) of bird to thaw in the fridge. The safest way to thaw frozen raw chicken or turkey is in the refrigerator.

Kilograms (kg)

Pounds

Hours

2.27

5

24

3.18

7

36

4.54

10

48

5.67

12.5

60

6.8

15

72

Cook poultry immediately after it has thawed.

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