Alice's Easy Roasted Chicken

Alice's Easy Roasted Chicken Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Karen Overton


This is a childhood favorite of mine from my mom, Alice's, repertoire! Super quick and easy, this recipe offers a multitude of ways you can mix and match seasonings to give a different flavor profile. Switch to olive oil, and, in addition to the seasoned salt and pepper, add a sprinkling of oregano and a squeeze of lemon juice for Greek-style, Italian seasoning for Italian, chili powder for Tex-Mex...!
Let me know what you think!


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
45 Min


  • 1 whole
  • ·
    your favorite cooking oil
  • ·
    (canola or vegetable oil;cooking sprays work well,too)
  • ·
    seasoned salt
  • ·

How to Make Alice's Easy Roasted Chicken


  1. Preheat oven at 425 degrees farenheit.
    Place chicken pieces skin side up into baking dish or 13x9 pan. Drizzle small amount of oil on each piece to lightly coat so seasonings will stick to pieces(too much oil=greasy chicken-you can omit the oil altogether. Sprinkle with seasoned salt and pepper. If using any other seasoning variation, add it at this time.
  2. Bake uncovered at 425 degrees farenheit for 45 minutes or until pieces are cooked through, juices run clear, and skin is crisp. If pieces are cooked through but the skin isn't crisp, raise oven temperature to 500 degrees for a few minutes to crisp up skin.(This is the best part!)
  3. Also can be used for boneless,skinless pieces, but lower oven temperature to 350 degrees farenheit and bake for 30 minutes or until pieces are cooked through and juices run clear. You may want to bake covered to retain moisture and prevent drying out chicken.

Printable Recipe Card

About Alice's Easy Roasted Chicken

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

Show 1 Comment & Review

9 Healthy Chicken Crock Pot Recipes

9 Healthy Chicken Crock Pot Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Want to put an easy, flavorful and healthy chicken dinner on the table? Then try one of these 9 healthy chicken Crock Pot recipes. Cooking healthy shouldn't mean slaving away...

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

20 Ultimate Comfort Food Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Creamy, cheesy, yummy and crazy delicious comfort food to help you get through these cold winter days!

Chicken Dinner Recipes To Try This Week

Chicken Dinner Recipes to Try This Week

Kitchen Crew

One of my favorite things to make during the week is chicken. I always have some handy in the freezer so I don't have to run to the store when...