E-Z Roast Chicken

Recipe by Aroostook
READY IN: 3hrs 10mins
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Remove giblets/neck from chicken cavities.
  • Rinse chicken and pat dry.
  • Rub softened butter all over chicken.
  • Sprinkle outside of chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle 1/4 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp of sage inside the chicken.
  • Place onion inside chicken.
  • Place chicken in roasting pan breast side up.
  • Add 1/2 cup water to pan.
  • Loosely tent breast with aluminum foil.
  • Cook for 25 minutes per pound.
  • (3 lbs= approx 1 1/2 hours; 5 lbs= approx 2 1/2 hours).
  • Remove chicken to a warm platter and let rest for 15 min to distribute the juices.
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