If you have enough time, defrost the chicken in a natural way. So it will remain all vitamins and maximum taste.
You can defrost chicken in the microwave: for this there are special programs. After two minutes flip the chicken to defrost and turn on again.
You can also defrost the chicken straight into the fridge. If the meat is put on the bottom shelf and to correctly calculate time, it is possible to achieve efficient defrosting by the beginning of the cooking process. Unfreezing can take from 3 to 24 hours, depending on the weight defrost meat.
There is also a way of defrosting: chicken put in a saucepan and put under a stream of running water. Time for a defrost is computed as: 1 kg – 1 hour.
Don't defrost meat in hot water, this leads to the fact that it will be hard because the meat can not tolerate sudden temperature changes. Not long defrost chicken in the microwave, otherwise it will begin to brown on top and remains raw on the inside. Be sure to use a cloth or oven glove when removing the chicken from the microwave - dishes may be hot and you will burn yourself. Never place in the microwave utensil with reflective elements and do not leave metal objects, because of this microwave can break.
If you defrost chicken in the microwave, then be sure to cover it with a lid that flew spray. Use special heat-resistant utensils. Before you pull the chicken out of the microwave, check the degree of defrosting with a knife, if it goes in smoothly and gently, the carcass to unfreeze. If the chicken is defrosted was in the form of more than two hours to re-freeze cannot.