How to Roast a Chicken

How to Make Roast Chicken

How to Make a Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is easy to make than you think and it is nice dinner when you have guest but you do not have too much time to spend cooking . Just follow easy steps below.

What will you need?

Olive oil
Fresh Herbs

A sharp knife
Roasting rack
Aluminum foil
Baking Pan (big enough for your bird and at least 1 inch in height)
Poultry Thermometer

Step 1
Preheat your oven to 325F

Step 2
Remove giblets, extra fat or skin and the tail if you choose

Step 3
Place the roasting rack inside of your baking pan, and place bird breast side up on top

Step 4
Dash salt and pepper overtop the bird, rub olive oil all over, then stuff your bird with the herbs and lemon

Step 5
Time to get this bird cooking- Place your baking pan in the oven on the lower to middle rack. Cook for 45-60 minutes (depending on size), checking with your thermometer between the body and thigh joint for a reading of 165 degrees.

Step 6
Take chicken out of the oven and cover with aluminum foil and let rest 10 minutes

Step 7
Carve and Serve

If bird appears to be browning too quickly on top cover loosely with aluminum foil

If cooking in a small area, make sure you have good ventilation as the fire alarm tend to go off during the roasting process

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