This is the way I make my roasted chicken. I love it this way. It is savory , and succulent. It is seasoned with herbs,a hint of Lemon, Garlic, onion, white wine, and celery. it' is reminiscent of chicken soup flavor. The drippings make a great base for delicious chicken soup and gravy! Enjoy
1Heat oven to 400 degree's . Rinse chicken with cold water inside and out. Pat dry with paper towels.
2Mix salt, pepper, Rosemary, and Thyme together. Rub inside cavity with Lemon juice. Rub herb mixture in to cavity.
3Fill cavity with the Garlic, celery, and onion. Tie legs together.
4Mix softened butter with parsley, salt, pepper,and lemon juice. Stickf your fingers under skin of breast to separate it from meat. Rub mixture of Parsley and butter under skin onto the meat. Lay skin back down.
5Butter outside skin. Season well with Seasoning salt and pepper. Mix wine with water. Pour aroun dhicken. Add celery , carrots., and onion. Place on middle rack of oven covered tightly. Baste with juices every 30-45 minutes. Remove cover last 15 minutes of cooking. This will brown the skin.
6When chicken reaches internal temp. Of 165 degree's. Remove from oven. Remove 3/4 cup of pan drippings. Place in sauce pan. Whisk flour and cold water together until no lumps appear. Stir into chicken drippings. Add the Boullion, brownining seasoning, and salt and pepper. Stir over medium high heat until thickened. Remove from heat.
7Remove vegetables from cavity. Place chicken on platter, and carve. Serve with gravy and choice of vegetables.