❁ Whole raw chicken may be cost less per pound but some parts have little meat.
❁ Large bulk packages of pieces may be cheaper per pound than smaller packages.
❁ Boneless, skinless pieces cost more but save time and have the least waste.
❁ Watch for sale prices. Stock up if you can cook or freeze within a few days.
❁ Check the ‘sell-by’ date on the package for best quality.
❁ Pre-cooked chicken is a great timesaver. Look for roasted or rotisserie chicken in deli sections or canned chicken near other canned meats or fish.
❁ Chicken is also available as raw ground meat.