Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken

Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 117.9
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.8 mg
  • Sodium: 37.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 5.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 17.9 g

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Very easy to prep and cook! This turns out juicy every single time. Very easy to prep and cook! This turns out juicy every single time.
Number of Servings: 5


    one whole chicken 4-5 lbs.
    fresh rosemary
    cracked peppercorn
    dill weed


Leave skin on and season outside of chicken on all sides with everything except the fresh rosemary.

Liberally season the inside of the chicken cavity with everything and the fresh rosemary.

Bake the chicken on the top rack, uncovered with breast side up, at 425 degrees for about 1 hour and 20 minutes to produce a very juicy bird with a crispy skin

*tweak cook time depending on the size of the bird (a 4.5 lb bird took me 1 hr. 20 min)

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    26 of 31 people found this review helpful
    PLEASE TRY THIS INSTEAD. Skin the chicken to get rid of a LOT of fat. Roast it upside-down to keep juices in the breast meat. VERY nice! - 5/27/09

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    14 of 14 people found this review helpful
    I added two cloves garlic inside the cavity. Great recipe! Thanks! - 4/16/09

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    10 of 13 people found this review helpful
    I make a whole chicken in my crockpot. I sprinkle with Italian seasoning and cook all day. It stays very moist and out of this world in taste! I always pull off the skin after cooking and discard. Makes great leftovers. Pull the meat off the bones and put in bowl with juice from crockpot. Yummy!!! - 6/16/09

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    Very Good
    9 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Great flavor, husband loved it. Def. make again I added a whole lemon sliced in half and put in cavity. Also added garlic under skin & in cavity. Directions could be clearer: after 30 min the skin was very brown had to cover with foil & add water to pan, took longer than 1hr 20min for my 4.5lb bird - 8/28/08

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    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I love this!! Yummy! I've tweaked it a bit, where I put the seasonings under the skin and in the chicken cavity. Both ways are DELISH! - 6/14/08