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Classic Roast Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Tina Bourgeois
Added: Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 stalk celery
1 (3 1/2 pound) roasting chicken
1/2 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. salt
1 T. butter, softened, divided
1 onion, quartered

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 475. Slice celery. Sprinkle inside cavity of chicken with thyme and salt; add 1 tsp. butter, sliced celery and onion. Rub outside of chicken with remaining butter. Tuck wing tips under back of chicken. Place chicken breast side-down on rack in roasting pan. Add enough water to cover bottom of pan. Roast for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 375. Roast for 20 minutes longer.

Turn chicken breast side up. Roast until chicken is browned, about 30 minutes longer.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes

 

 

 

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