Simple Roasted Chicken

3 100 397
Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
20 min 1 h 20 min 10
Simple Roasted Chicken
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1 3/4 kg Whole Chicken
2 tbsp Sea Salt
2 tbsp Black pepper


Dry chicken with paper towel. Season with 1 tbsp of salt and pepper each.

Truss the bird by tucking the wings behind the bird's back. Grasp the bird's wings and tuck them behind the bird's back. Bring some twine over the legs, to the back. Crisscross the twine on the bird's back. Bring the twine back to the legs and tie it off at the ankles. Season with remaining salt and pepper.

Place chicken in a cast iron or roasting pan.

Heat oven to 450°F. Place bird in oven when oven gets to the desired temperature. Don't add oil or butter. Don't add vegetables. Don't baste. This will all create steam.

Cook for 80 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165°F at deepest part of bird.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 397
Calories from fat 219
Calories from saturated fat 61
Total Fat 24.4 g
Saturated Fat 6.8 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.8 g
Cholesterol 138 mg
Sodium 1545 mg
Potassium 400 mg
Total Carbohydrate 0.8 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Protein 44 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 2.0

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