Oven Roasted Chicken

Oven Roasted Chicken
Don't buy that pre-cooked Rotisserie Chicken!Make your own savory, tender, juicy Roasted Chicken!


  • 1 4 lb whole chicken (thawed and giblets removed)
  • 2 tbsps chicken seasoning
  • 4 tbsps butter
  • 2 tbsps olive oil


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Place chicken in a roasting pan, and rub butter in between the skin and meat. 
  • Rub olive oil all over the outside of the chicken.
  • Sprinkle with about 2 tablespoons of chicken seasoning. (See recipe on this site.)If desired, add quartered onions and fresh thyme in the cavity.
  • Bake in the oven for about 1 hour and 35 minutes or until it has reached at least a 165 F. degree temperature. (This timing may need to be adjusted based on the size of the bird. See notes below.)
    Remove from oven and cover with a foil tent. Allow the roasted chicken to rest for 10 minutes.

Cook a whole chicken for 20 minutes per pound and then add an extra 15 minutes.
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Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 403IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg

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