Here’s something to bring up the next time you’re eating after being a winner winner: you don’t actually have to wash the raw chicken with water before you cook it.
In fact, science is saying that it’s definitely worse to wash a chicken with water because you might spray all kinds of bacteria from the kitchen all over your kitchen, sink and yourself without even knowing.
So yes, next time you’re eating chicken for dinner, just go straight to cooking. It may seem unsanitary but that’s actually the best way to kill the bacteria on a raw chicken. [DrexelUniv via Consumerist]