Classic Roast Chicken

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Total Time
1hr 15mins
25 mins
50 mins

I got this recipe from my grandma last summer, I haven't tried it yet but it looks really good!

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  1. preheat oven to 475 degrees.
  2. slice celery.
  3. sprinkle inside cavity of chicken with thyme and salt.
  4. add 1 teaspoon butter, sliced celery and onion.
  5. rub outside of chicken with remaining butter.
  6. tuck wing tips under chicken breast side down on rack in roasting pan.
  7. add enough water to cover bottom of pan.
  8. roast for 10 minutes.
  9. reduce temperature to 375 degrees roast for 20 minutes longer.
  10. turn chicken breast side up roast for 30 more minutes.