Brown Paper Bag Roasted Chicken Recipe

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Brown Paper Bag Roasted Chicken

Diana Perry

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@Empebi

This is my take on a recipe from the New York Times Cookbook, 1990 edition. This idea has fascinated me for ages, and I finally decided to take the plunge and try it. This chicken was amazing! My new go to recipe for roast chicken!


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

3 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Roast

Ingredients

6 lb
whole chicken
1 tsp
mrs. dash garlic and herb seasoning
4 sprig(s)
fresh rosemary
3/4 tsp
smoked paprika
1/4 c
olive oil
1 large
carrot, cut into 1/4's
2 stalk(s)
celery, each cut into 1/4s
1 large
onion, cut into 1/8s

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the olive oil and seasoning, except for the rosemary, and set aside for at least 30 minutes to mingle flavors.
2
Preheat oven to 325 degrees
3
Rinse chicken and remove any extra fat deposits; dry well.
4
Rub chicken with olive oil mixture; put cut up vegetables and the rosemary into the chicken cavity; Put chicken, breast side down, in heavy brown paper bag; close the bag and put it into a roasting pan. (you can use a metal binder, or an oven proof plastic bag tie, or just very tightly twist the ends of the bag, and fold under the chicken.
5
Bake for 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 hours. (My 6# chicken should take the whole 3-1/2 hours)