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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Rinse chicken inside and out; place in a roasting pan (or line a 13x9 cake pan with foil.)
2
Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper inside and out. Remove leaves from celery, cut stalks into smaller pieces and stuff into cavity.
3
In 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.
4
Bake 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.
5
Nutritional 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