Bacon Roasted Chicken With Stuffing

Recipe by Marsha D.
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins




  • Preheat oven to 350'.
  • Wash and prepare whole chicken, drain excess water off chicken.
  • Mix together melted butter and salt,black pepper,paprika,Thyme and Old Bay Seasoning and brush over the chicken.
  • Place in a roasted pan and set aside.
  • In a large sauce pan add bacon pieces and butter, begin to fry pieces and add onion and celery. Saute lightly.
  • Add minced garlic and stir to combine.
  • When onion has turn lightly brown add chicken broth and herb stuffing. Stir well.
  • Add salt,pepper and poultry seasoning and let simmer til mixture is not completely dry. (still moist like)
  • Turn into a bowl and stir in egg and evaporated milk.
  • Add stuffing to the cavity of the whole chicken.
  • Add 3-4 slices across top of the whole chicken and place in oven and bake 2hrs or until done.
  • After a hour cover with foil to reframe from over browning.
  • The last 20 minutes uncover chicken and let brown alittle more.
  • NOTE: If you have some stuffing mix lefted over you can bake the rest in a lightly greased baking dish or you may just bake the stuffing separate from the chicken at 350' for 30 minutes (depending on the amount lefted over).