What's the temp?

Find the perfect internal temperature for your meat



Beef

Steak, Prime Rib, Roast Beef, etc.

145°F

Health Canada Recommendation

CookTemperature
Rare120-125°F
Medium-Rare130-135°F
Medium140-145°F
Medium-Well150-155°F
Well-Done160+°F

Ground Beef

Hamburger, Meatloaf, Meatballs, etc.

160°F

Health Canada Recommendation

Poultry

Chicken, Turkey, Duck, etc.

165°F

Health Canada Recommendation

CutTemperature
Ground165°F
Frozen raw breaded165°F
Pieces wings, breasts, thighs165°F
Stuffing165°F
Whole180°F

Pork

Ham, Roast, Chops, etc.

160°F

Health Canada Recommendation

CookTemperature
Medium150°F
Well-Done160°F

Lamb

Roast, Chops, etc.

145°F

Health Canada Recommendation

CookTemperature
Rare125°F
Medium-Rare130°F
Medium140°F
Medium-Well150°F
Well-Done160°F

Fish

158°F

Health Canada Recommendation

Shellfish

165°F

Health Canada Recommendation

Discard any that do not open when cooked

SOURCES

1. Canada.ca - Safe cooking temperatures https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/general-food-safety-tips/safe-internal-cooking-temperatures.html

2. "Safe Minimum Internal Temperature Chart." United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service. N.p., 15 Jan. 2015. Web. 10 Apr. 2017.

3. "Serving Temperatures for Meat." Cook's Illustrated. N.p., March 2008. Web. 10 Apr. 2017.