CATEGORIES
Chicken

Foolproof Roast Chicken

Prep:
10 m
Cook:
1 h 30 m
Ready in:
1 h 40 m
This crispy whole roasted chicken is a perfect idea for your Easter dinner! Juicy and melt-in-your-mouth!
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INGREDIENTS
Servings: 6
1 whole chicken, about 3 lbs., giblets removed
Salt
to taste
Pepper
to taste
Onion powder
1 tbsp.
Margarine
½ cup, divided
Celery
1 stalk, leaved removed, cut into 3 to 4 pieces
DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat the oven to 350° F/175° C/ Gas Mark 4.
  2. Put chicken in a roasting dish and season generously with salt and pepper, both inside and out.
  3. Sprinkle with onion powder inside and out, too.
  4. Put 3 tbsp. margarine in the cavity of the chicken and arrange the rest around the exterior of the chicken.
  5. Place celery inside chicken.
  6. Bake uncovered for about 1 hour 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and baste with the melted margarine.
  8. Cover with aluminum foil and let it cool for about half an hour before serving.
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