20 Reviews

Can't say I've ever had Boston Market chicken so I can't compare, but this is a very tasty chicken. I marinated for about 24 hours in a zip-top bag. I baked this in the oven, which took about 1 1/2 hours instead of 45 minutes listed in the recipe. The house was very fragrant while this was baking, and the finished chicken was very juicy and flavorful.

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Ginny Sue July 03, 2010

Scrumtious! I've been roasting my chickens for months using this recipe and forgot to rate. The best flavor and so moist. Thanx so much for this recipe.

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Dori S March 07, 2010

Moist, flavorful, and gorgeously colored. The skin was luscious even though I don't have a rotisserie. But I can't say its an exact copy of Boston Market chicken -- because Boston Market chicken is usually salty and this not only has no salt in the recipe it needed almost no salt. I doubled the recipe but cut the oil down to a couple tbs and marinated the chickens in plastic bags so I could do both sides at once for about 6 hours.

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3KillerBs June 01, 2008

I follow the recipe exactly and it is the worst chicken I ever had. It taste nothing like Boston Market's chicken. This recipe is definitely missing spices and salt.

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Ruby F. November 04, 2014

I must have missed any resemblance to Boston Market chicken. I followed the directions to the letter and didn't come up with anything - taste or looks - like Boston Market. Stay away from this recipe.

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gail z. July 08, 2014

I'm missing something. I am a huge Boston Market fan and this recipe is nothing remotely similar. I followed the directions exactly and get chicken that tasted like I would have expected...brown sugar and vinegar.

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cookincajun October 29, 2011

I have made this twice now and these are the tips I can offer: Use a ziploc bag to marinate and give it at least 24 hours. My second chicken had way more flavor than the first when I did this -- in fact it was the best roasted chicken I ever ate! I work at a church and prepared this on a Sunday so I needed to extend the baking time to accommodate my hours away from home. I let it go for 2.5 hours at 325 degrees. This gave the skin an amazing color and crispness. Also, I paid a little more and purchased a free-range chicken. These chickens are super moist, have great chicken flavor, and most importantly don't seem to dry out in the oven the way a cheaper chicken will. (Costco membership will help you get a good deal on these.)

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Corn Fritter September 11, 2011

My family enjoyed this recipe even though I marinated it for only 3 hours. Next time I will marinate it overnight.

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My Sweetie's Sweetheart February 10, 2010

this will be made over and over at my home!! my family loved the moist, flavorful bird!

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tudon April 05, 2009

Very Good chicken.. I have made this recipe twice now and it is a keeper. Only I added a little more brown sugar to give it a sweeter taste.

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Redrum36 June 23, 2008
Copycat Boston Market Chicken