Heavenly Home-Style Roasted Whole Chicken and Potatoes

Recipe by Helping Hands
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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 400.
  • Unwrap chicken, remove giblets (if needed), wash, and pat semi-dry.
  • Spread 1 tbs butter on the bottom of shallow roasting pan.
  • Place whole chicken in roasting pan, breast side up.
  • Sprinkle liberally with salt.
  • Spread remaining butter all over chicken.
  • Sprinkle with black pepper, lemon pepper, and paparika to taste. Sprinkle with rosemary.
  • Add potatoes to pan, surrounding the chicken.
  • Spinkle potatoes with salt, pepper, and small amount of rosemary.
  • Drizzle potatoes with olive oil.
  • Place pan in oven and bake chicken and potatoes for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Toss potatoes to turn.
  • Add 1 cup water to the pan.
  • Add chopped carrots and onion to pan.
  • Sprinkle minced garlic over veggies and chicken.
  • Drizzle carrots and onion with olive oil.
  • Place pan back in oven.
  • Bake for an additional 45 mins until chicken is brown and crispy, and potatoes are nicely roasted.
  • Remove from oven, allowing chicken to cool.
  • Carve chicken and serve with veggies (drizzle with gravy from the pan, if you like).
  • NOTE: If whole chicken is over 3.5 pounds, add 8-10 mins per pound to cooking time.
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