28 Reviews

Amazing recipe, i tried it said "best chicken i have ever ate" my BF laughed and then tried it and said "best chicken i have ever ate". I did not change a thing beside cooking a 4 lb chicken, I cooked it for 20 min at 450 degrees and then 40 min at 400, let it sit 15 min, and it was perfect. Amazing amazing amazing

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alostertag November 05, 2011

Made for Kittencal cookathon. In memory of your dear husband...now in the company of Angels. I would give this 10 stars if I could...it makes such a gorgeous gravy and the chicken is flavourful and tender!

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Lorrie in Montreal December 14, 2008

I've NEVER been as frustrated with a recipe as this one. 2 1/2 hours later, I'm still waiting for this bird to be done. The stuffing of celery/onion seems to have slowed the cooking to a crawl. I took it out, still a tad under done and that stuff was nearly raw inside still. I have no idea how much longer it might be before this bird is done. I'm sure it'll be too dry to eat at this point. Back to my Showtime oven for me!

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davejostef April 22, 2015

I finally figured out that I must have had larger chickens than the recipe called for because I ended up cooking it probably an hour longer. No matter, it came out tender, juicy and delicious. I made 2 chickens together and all I had was 1 can of chicken broth and 1 beef broth. The next day I threw together the strained (defatted) broth, some of the diced chicken, a little chicken bouillon (I'm trying to watch the salt), some chopped green onion and kale and threw in some frozen egg noodles once it came to a boil. 20 minutes later I had a super fast, throw-together, healthy soup that tasted awesome! Thanks for a great recipe Kittencal!

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mammafishy January 16, 2015

This was so nice an juicy we ate like there was no tomorrow!! The family absolutely loves every Kittencal recipe we have tried.

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littlebit92_ March 20, 2014

Made this last night with a few variations for my two boys and me. I added fresh Oregano, Rosemary and Sage from my garden and lime juice to the oil/butter mixture. I also cut up half a yellow onion in large slices and a half apple and added them to the cavity and inside the top layer skin. This made for a very juicy chicken. We all loved this recipe and will be making it again soon. :) Very Yummy!!!

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RebekahsKitchen August 22, 2013

Great recipe! Will make again, soon!

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Tara S July 23, 2013

This is fabulous!! We absolutely loved the seasoning technique and consequent flavor. Outstanding. The chicken was nice and juicy, the gravy I made with the chicken broth and drippings was outstanding. I roasted the chicken breast side up because I love the breast skin to get crispy. I also increased the temp to 425 degrees during the last 20 minutes to get the crisp coating. Roasting potatoes on a separate cookie sheet worked really well with this recipe. Thanks, Carol, for a wonderful seasoning and technique!

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LifeIsGood September 26, 2011

Awsome!! As are all of your recipes that I have tried. Thanks.

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Flue Crew December 17, 2010

Kittencal, you are totally awesome. Every recipe i have tried of yours has been a big hit. Thank you for all the pleasure you have given to our palete.

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shelleygriffin April 29, 2010
Kittencal's Best Juicy Whole Roasted Chicken