28 Reviews

DELICIOUS!! I love this recipe - It's so moist! I don't like onion, so I take a whole lemon, cut into quarters to stuff inside the chicken (excluding the onion & celery). DH loves it too. Thanks Kittencal!

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dawnmurray April 24, 2010

This turned out great. Followed recipe exactly. Thanks for posting.

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Shelly Morton February 17, 2010

Oh boy! I am about to make this for the second time and just thinking about it has got me drooling! This is by far the most tender, flavorful, juicy roasted chicken I have ever attempted. Everyone raved for days about how awesome this dish is, hence why I am making it again! I don't know what I'd do without you and your recipes, Kittencal. Thanks for another winner!!!!

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Julia Lynn January 10, 2010

DIdn't used the lemon and stuffed the bird. Great flavored and tender enough to cut it with a fork!

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brittanywigginnh November 18, 2009

Another absolutely wonderful recipe from Kittencal!!! They are all keepers!!! Made with a fresh chicken from the farmers market that was 7 lbs. Made with the onion and celery and garlic. Turned breast side down and roasted. Took foil off and turned breast side up to brown. Divine!!! The house smelled so amazing too!!! My husband said the best dinner ever again!!!

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pambobanker September 20, 2009

Another winner, from our resident chef Kit...it was so yummy. The chicken was perfectly cooked, moist, juicy and tender. The gravy was too die for...so tasty. We enjoyed this served with mashed potatoes and peas and gravy...yummy. I will definitely make again. Thanks for sharing Kit...you rock.

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Baby Kato July 20, 2009

Great recipe! Really moist. This is the first whole chicken I cooked and it came out great. I didn't have celery so I left that out. And I used less butter than the recipe calls for. I didn't let it set overnight and it still turned out great.

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Rifka March 22, 2009

This turned out quite nicely, it was simple, I had all spices and veggies on hand, and just had an over all good taste and feel too it! Im def adding this one to my faves and going to use it whenever I bake a whole chicken I have found at a good price (only when I buy whole chickens) Thanks!

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Christy M. From Indiana January 11, 2009

This was so delicious. I roasted 2 chickens and they were soooooooo tender and succulent. I was skeptical, but the seasonings were just perfect. I did soak my chicken in a basic salt water brine before following your recipe. Thank you.

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Fofi June 07, 2008

This was the best whole chicken I have ever seasoned and roasted! I had a BIG roaster, over 7 pounds. I increased the seasonings, and next time I have one that big, I might add some herbs as well. Roasting it breast side down in broth made it the most tender, juicy meat I've ever had from my oven! And best of all, I had enough meat leftover to make a casserole with it! Thanks for the perfect way to roast a chicken!

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ColCadsMom January 11, 2008
Kittencal's Best Juicy Whole Roasted Chicken