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Best Roasted Chicken You'll Ever Have!!

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“This chicken has the crispiest skin, the most wonderful aroma, and the juciest meat. And, I love the simplicity of it. My friend from Lafayette, LA heard a chef talk on the radio about how to prepare his favorite roasted chicken and she called me with the directions. We don't know the name of the chef, sorry. But whoever he is, this really is fantastic!”
1hr 5mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 450.
  2. Wash and completely dry the chicken, inside and out, (this is the key, you do not want the bird to steam).
  3. Sprinkle liberally with freshly cracked pepper and Kosher or Sea salt (if all you have is table salt use only a little).
  4. Place in a roasting pan sprayed w/ a tiny amount of oil.
  5. Roast uncovered in a 450 oven for one hour.
  6. Let the chicken rest 15 minutes on a cutting board.
  7. Slice chicken and serve with the pan juices.

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