1. Speed: microwaving is a super speedy way to defrost a whole chicken. 2. Space saving: popping your chicken into the microwave to defrost it is a real space saver as opposed to the fridge.
1. Remove the plastic wrap: Remove any packaging or plastic wrap from the chicken and place it in a microwave-safe dish. 2. Cover the chicken: cover the chicken with a clean sheet of plastic wrap and make sure it’s securely wrapped.
1. Don’t leave the chicken in the microwave for too long. This can lead to the chicken drying out or partially cooking in the middle. 2. Ensure the microwave is clean before placing the chicken inside.
1. Remove the chicken from all of its packaging. Place the chicken on a shallow plate and discard the packaging. 2. Place the chicken in the refrigerator and allow it to defrost.