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The Easiest & Best Roasted Chicken Recipe Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Audrey Juanis, Resolute AC
Added: Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 whole Chicken
1 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Pepper
1/2 tsp. Onion powder
1/2 tsp. Garlic powder
1/2 tsp. Basil (dried)
1/2 tsp. Paprika
1 1/2 tbsp. Olive oil
1 Lemon

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Rinse chicken in cold water (inside and out), pat dry; place on a roasting rack. In a small bowl: add and mix all the spices and olive oil until blended. Rub the spice and oil mixture on to the chicken (inside and out). Cut lemon in half and place inside the chicken cavity. Place chicken in oven (uncovered) for one hour. Let chicken sit for 10 minutes before carving.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
You can use alternate spices or oil with whatever you have on hand. The chicken will splatter fat all over your oven so you can fill the bottom of the pan with water when roasting. You can then use the juices at the bottom of the pan (after itís cooked) for gravy too . . . but thatís another recipe!

 

 

 

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