Jan's Roasted Chicken

Cooking this chicken in cast iron holds the high heat and cooks the chicken evenly, making it tender and golden.

Jan's Roasted Chicken

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    (3 to 4 whole chicken)

  • 3

    Tbsp olive oil, divided

  • 3

    garlic cloves, halved

  • 1

    tsp salt

  • 1

    Tbsp coarsely ground pepper

  • 3

    springs fresh rosemary

  • 1

    lemon, quartered

Directions

Rub chicken and cavities with 2 Tbsp olive oil, garlic cloves, salt, pepper. Tuck chicken wings under; tie legs together with string, if desired. Pour remaining 1 Tbsp oil into a large cast iron skillet. Place 1 rosemary sprig and 2 lemon quarters into neck cavity of chicken; repeat in lower cavity. Place remaining rosemary sprig underneath skin. Bake, uncovered, at 450 degrees for 30 minutes; reduce heat to 350 degrees, and cook 1 hour. Serve with Jan's Roaster Potatoes.


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