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REIGHNE Posts: 16
11/2/08 3:39 A

You can purchase a food scale from Target for about $4. No food scales don't have to be fancy! A portion of chicken breast would be about the size of one cooked breast and wing from a Cornish game hen. Regular chicken breast needs to be halved as it is actually about 8 oz. One "portion" is usually accepted at somewhere between 3-6 oz. depending. Most literature I have read defaults it to 4 oz. Hope this helps

KDE1302 Posts: 127
10/31/08 9:52 A

Hi, I don't have a food scale, so I buy the Perdue prepackaged individual portioned chicken breast. I love them because each are 4oz, and I just use one at a time without cutting anything in half. It's about $7 something for 6 of them, so if you want to save some time and not measure, all the work is done for you.

ONLYPLAYING Posts: 321
10/31/08 9:32 A

unfortunately, yes.

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10/31/08 2:51 A

Quick question on chicken breasts: is the "slab" I get out of the package a whole breast or a half breast? I noticed the default portion size is for 1/2 a breast, so does that mean 1/2 of my slab?

KISHA723 Posts: 868
7/9/08 9:28 A

Thanks. I have a food scale and will definitely use that to measure it.

SENDINTHEDUCKS Posts: 270
7/8/08 4:38 P

I bought a kitchen scale at Target and it was the best thing I ever did. I don't have to eyeball anything anymore.

AASLP___ Posts: 9,650
7/8/08 4:28 P

It's about the size of a deck of cards, or 3 ounces cooked. You'd measure that with a kitchen scale.

OCCULTPIZZA Posts: 3,466
7/8/08 12:35 P

A serving size would a large breast fillet or cut into halves...this would equal approximately 1 serving of chicken breast meat...there is also a with or without skin on the tracker too ~smiles~.

KISHA723 Posts: 868
7/8/08 12:33 P

What is the correct portion size for a chicken breast and how do I measure it?

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