Perfect Roasted Chicken

Perfect Roasted Chicken Recipe



I love roast chicken. In fact, I think it’s the perfect food to make for a dinner party or family gathering. It’s simple and delicious! The best part about it is that there are so many ways you can season your bird before cooking it and then after baking it in the oven, you will have a moist and flavorful protein on your hands that everyone will enjoy eating.

So today we’re going to show you how to prepare one of my favorite recipes. The perfect roasted chicken is the backbone of many delicious meals: sandwiches, soups, salads and more!

Made with a whole chicken and ingredients you probably have in your cupboard and refrigerator, you will need margarine, garlic sat, dried thyme, dried parsley, dried rosemary, and course black pepper.

You will only spend 15 minutes prepping this dinner. It makes 12 servings so you can feed a large party, or have left-overs for lunch, or additional dinners. This versatile dish will please the whole family.

Closeup of a roasted chicken on a white plate, with a wooden background

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Perfect Roast Chicken

Nesting Lane Indulge
Perfect Roasted Chicken Recipe. You will only spend 15 minutes prepping this dinner. It makes 12 servings so you can feed a large party, or have left-overs for lunch, or additional dinners. This versatile dish will please the whole family.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350° F
  • Prepare chicken by rinsing and patting dry with paper towels
  • In a mixing bowl, add margarine, thyme, garlic salt, rosemary, parsley, and pepper. Stir to mix well.
  • Rub spice mix all over the chicken, and whatever is left inside the chicken.
  • In a glass baking dish. Place the chicken.
  • In preheated oven, bake approximately 2 hours, or until the chicken is cooked, when pierced the juices run clear, and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the thickest pare of the chicken reads 160° F.

Nutrition

Calories: 586kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 27gFat: 52gSaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 1621mgPotassium: 298mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1570IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 2mg
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