Roast Chicken

Total Time
3hrs 15mins
15 mins
3 hrs

A little experiment that I discovered my family really likes.

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  1. Wash and dry chicken.
  2. Pour olive oil onto one hand and coat all of the chicken.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Place in roaster.
  5. Cut celery into half inch chunks and apples into eights.
  6. Place half of celery and half of apple pieces into chicken cavity.
  7. Place other half around chicken in roaster.
  8. Slice garlic cloves into slivers.
  9. Place half of them under the chicken skin in various places.
  10. Place other half either on top of the chicken skin or around the chicken.
  11. Place in oven at 350F and baste every half hour or so.
  12. Depending on size of chicken, roasting time will be hour and a half to three hours.
  13. If wanted, add a few sprigs of fresh rosemary in and around the chicken.