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Roast chicken

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A whole roasted chicken on a platter
Serves
Serves:
6
Serving Size
Serving Size:
1/6 of prepared recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and pepper to taste
1 whole chicken
1 tablespoon olive oil or canola oil
 

Directions

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Combine Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Rub chicken with oil, then rub with spice mixture.
  4. Place chicken breast-side down in Dutch oven or roasting pan.
  5. Bake, uncovered, until internal temperature reaches at least 165 degrees F.
  6. Let chicken rest for ten minutes before cutting.

Weight         

        Cook time

2 1/2 – 3 pounds 

     1 – 1 3/4 hours

3 1/2 – 4 pounds 

     1 1/2 – 1 3/4 hours

4 1/2 – 5 pounds 

     1 1/2 – 2 hours

5 – 6 pounds 

     1 3/4 – 2 1/2 hours

     

Tips and Variations
Tips and Variations
  • For more flavor, try other seasonings like 1 teaspoon rosemary or thyme.
  • Serve with mashed sweet potatoes.
  • Chop up leftover chicken and serve on a salad, in a wrap, or in a soup. Cooked, chopped chicken freezes well for later use.
Nutritional Info

Nutritional Info

Serves 6
Amount per serving
Calories
319
Total Fat
22.3 g
Saturated Fat
6 g
Cholesterol
150 mg
Sodium
296 mg
Total Carbohydrates
0.4 g
Dietary Fiber
0 g
Total Sugar
0 g
Protein
28 g
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Time to make
Time to make:
5 minutes preparation; 1 hour-2 1/2 hours cook time
Recipe Credit
Recipe Credit:
University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff
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Main Dishes

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