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How do you wash a chicken?

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March 19, 2011 3:29PM

Assuming the question concerns a fresh chicken that has been plucked, cleaned, and ready to cook, one rinses the chicken thoroughly, inside and out, under cold or warm running water. Do not use soap. Pat the chicken dry on paper towels. The most important consideration is to avoid contact of anything or any surface that has touched the chicken with any other food. This means that once the chicken is washed, the sink, counter, utensils and the cook's hands must be thoroughly cleaned with hot water and soap or detergent.

If your chicken is alive you get small animal shampoo and put it on a soft sponge and get WARM water then rinse your chicken then rub it with soap rinse it again then let it run free or hair-dry it