Clay Oven-Roasted Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Alan in SW Florida

Don't see too many clay oven or clay pot recipes. This is a favorite of mine. It makes a chicken with a golden brown, very crisp skin.

Top Review by Gumboot Gourmet

I love making clay roasted chicken, but I had never tried this recipe. It was easy & very tasty, I can't wait to have the leftovers tomorrow!! Thanks for posting. GG

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak clay oven in water to cover for 10 to 15 minutes.
  2. Place lemon in chicken cavity. Tuck wings under, and tie legs together with string, if desired. Place chicken in clay pot, breast side up, and sprinkle with tarragon. Cover with lid.
  3. Place in a COLD oven. Turn oven to 450 degrees Fahrenheit, and bake 1 hour. Uncover and bake 15 more minutes or until meat thermometer inserted into chicken thigh registers 180 degrees.

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