Easy Roast Chicken

Easy Roast Chicken

 

Try this easy breezy roast chicken recipe. This easy poultry recipe consists of 8 ingredients, including garlic, onion, and rosemary.

 

Easy Roast Chicken

Course Chicken, Dinner, Main Course, Poultry
Cuisine American

Ingredients
  

  • 4-5 lb roasting chicken
  • 1/3 c olive oil
  • 1 medium onion quartered
  • 1/4 t thyme
  • 1/4 t rosemary
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • salt
  • pepper

Instructions
 

  • Wash and dry chicken inside and out with paper towels.
  • In a small bowl, mix olive oil, thyme, rosemary, and garlic.
  • Rub oil on inside and outside surface of chicken.
  • Salt and pepper chicken per taste, inside and out.
  • Add onion to inside cavity of chicken.
  • Place chicken, breast side up, in a shallow baking pan filled with 1/2 c water.
  • Cover with foil and bake in a 350 degree preheated oven for 2 1/2 hours, basting every half hour.
  • Remove foil during last 45-60 minutes of cooking so chicken can brown.
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