Substitute chicken breasts for whole chickens
I have a casserole recipe calling for a 5 pound chicken, to be poached with vegetables and then cut up and mixed with the rest of the ingredients.
My question: how much boneless, skinless chicken breast would equal the same amount of meat from a 5 pound whole chicken? I know the whole weight is not edible meat. Frankly, I'm just too darned lazy to cook the whole chicken, and nobody in my family likes dark meat anyway. Yes, I know dark meat is more flavorful, but ...