canning chicken

tayciaOctober 13, 2011

is there any guidence for canning chicken in half pint size rather than pints?

Pints are at 11psi/75 min. Would i just do the half pints at the same time? the pressure doesn't change as per my Extension Office guide.

I am going to raw-pack the cubed chicken pieces, if that helps in any answers.

thanks in advance.

Here is a link that might be useful: NCHP guide

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Yes, if a specific time is not given for the size jar you are using then your smaller jars are always processed at the nearest jar time given. Half pints are processed for pint time and pressure.

You can always go to smaller sized jars but you cannot increase the jar size over the sizes given. ie: if the instructions are for pints only then you may use half pints processed at the time for pints but you cannot use quarts.

Dave

    Bookmark   October 13, 2011 at 9:52PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
taycia

great! thanks for answering so quickly. this is a really informative forum :)

    Bookmark   October 13, 2011 at 10:03PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
pixie_lou

Remember to keep the same headspace. So if you wanted to use wide mouth half pints, you may not be able to get that much chicken in the jar.

    Bookmark   October 14, 2011 at 1:27PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
taycia

i used regular size half pints. It worked out great! just the right amount for my husband to crack one open for a chicken salad sandwich. I chose to go with the smaller containers because i would rather have extra jars to wash than wasted food ;)

    Bookmark   October 15, 2011 at 1:05PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
New low fat way to make "creamy soup" !!!!!!
I got this from "Cooking Light" Most recipes...
nancyjane_gardener
Pressure canning jam?
Hi all -- Ok, I have to admit that I just hate BWB...
fearlessem
Sterilizing jars and tools
Hello, I think I'm getting a little neurotic about...
giddyupgo
Dehydrate Bok Choy
Does anyone have an experience dehydrating Bok Choy....
compostman
Roasting previously frozen peppers
Has anyone had any experience either oven roasting...
ekgrows
Sponsored Products
Bramble - Farmhouse Side Board with Chicken Wire in Multi Color -...
Great Furniture Deal
Oven to Table White Ceramic Baker
Classic Hostess
Five-piece Instant Marinater Set
$59.50 | FRONTGATE
Big Fat Hen Polka Dot Table Lamp with Linen Shade
$54.91 | Lamps Plus
Brinley 3-lt Pendant
LBC Lighting
Eglo Outdoor Lighting. Outdoor Solar Chicken White and Brown LED Light
$42.00 | Home Depot
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™