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Roast Chicken 101 Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sharon Cunliffe
Added: Saturday, November 22, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Roasting chicken 5-6 lbs.
1 stick butter softened
1 onion cut in quarters
2 stalks of celery
2 large carrots
1 large lemon, pierced with fork
kosher salt and black pepper
1 tbsp W. Sonoma turkey herbs or lemon pepper

Directions:
Directions:
1. Remove giblets and toss. Rinse chicken with cold water and pat dry. Let stand for 30 minutes to come up to room temperature. Preheat oven to 400.
2. Season chicken cavity with salt and pepper; stuff with lemons and tie legs.
3. Make a mixture using soft butter and turkey herbs.
4. Loosen skin around breast of chkcken and depsoiit butter mixture. Rub entire chicken with remaining butter mixture.
5. Place carrots and celery in bottom of roasting pan to form a bed for the chicken; scatter onions. Place chicken breast side side up on the bed of vegetables. Roast for 45 minutes.
6. Remove from oven; baste and rotate position of pan in the oven. Reduce heat to 350 and roast for another 45-60 minutes. Thight should read 180; juices run clear.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This a Contrreras family favorite for Sunday dinner in the Fall/Winter. I usually serve the chicken with mashed or roasted potatoes, corn and cranberry sauce.

 

 

 

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