Easy Roasted Chicken

Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

This is my "go to" recipe for roasting a chicken. It's so easy and it turns out moist and flavorful every time.


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Rating:
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Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 lb
whole chicken (remove giblets)
1/2 c
butter, divided
2 stalk(s)
celery
1 Tbsp
onion powder
salt and pepper, to taste

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Rinse chicken inside and out; place in a roasting pan (or line a 13x9 cake pan with foil.)

2Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper inside and out. Remove leaves from celery, cut stalks into smaller pieces and stuff into cavity.

3In a small dish, combine onion powder and butter. Place about 2 T. into cavity. Place a couple tablespoons under the skin over breast meat. Spread the remaining butter over the skin.

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4Bake uncovered for about 1 1/2 hours or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees F. Remove from oven and baste with drippings, then cover with foil and allow to rest for about 40 minutes. Serve.

5Nutritional Info: per serving
Calories: 430
Total Fat: 26.6g/ Sat Fat: 12.8g
Cholesterol: 175mg
Sodium: 256mg
Total Carbs: 1.9g/ Sugars: 0.8g
Protein: 44.3g

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy