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Perfect Roasted Chicken

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“This is a very flavorful and simple way to roast a chicken. Recipe inspired by Barefoot Contessa.”
READY IN:
1hr 35mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. After removing giblets (discard or save for another recipe), salt and pepper inside of chicken.
  3. Stuff the cavity with thyme, lemon quarters and garlic halves.
  4. Brush the outside of the chicken with melted butter.
  5. Salt and pepper outside of chicken.
  6. Tie the legs together with string (good idea to soak string in water prior so it won't burn in the oven) and tuck the wings under the body.
  7. Cook in oven for 1 1/2 hours or until done.

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