Delicious Roast Chicken (Or Turkey, Cornish Hens, Etc.)

Recipe by Wildflour
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove any "innards" from chicken.
  • Rinse chicken and cavity with cold water, pat dry with paper towel.
  • Oil outside of chicken well with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle with seasoning salt inside and out.
  • Place on rack in shallow roasting pan with a 1/2" of water covering bottom of pan.
  • Sprinkle rest of spices and herbs evenly on outside of chicken.
  • Tie legs together if desired. Tuck wings under.
  • Roast, uncovered, in 350° oven for about 2 hours or until done. (*About 20 minutes per pound).
  • *Baste every 30 minutes with melted butter.
  • (You can also baste with juices from the pan when enough accumulate. But start with butter).
  • Let chicken rest for about 15-20 minutes before carving.
  • Great for turkeys, too!
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