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Oven Roasted Chicken: How to Roast a Chicken


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Ingredients

  • 1 roasting chicken – I usually buy small roasting chickens from Costco, and they usually weigh between 4-5 lbs.
  • olive oil
  • savoury herbs like rosemary, sage and thyme
  • salt & fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  1. Rub the chicken with a couple tablespoons of olive oil.
  2. Sprinkle on your favourite savoury herbs. I like to use rosemary, sage, and thyme.
  3. Generously salt & pepper.
  4. Bake in a 350 degree oven for approximately 2 – 2 1/2 hours (or longer), this is for a small roaster chicken weighing about 4-5 lbs. Just make sure the internal temperature is between 160 – 165 degrees.