Perfectly Roasted Chicken Recipe

Perfectly Roasted Chicken Recipe

Roasting a chicken to perfection is an art, and this recipe will guide you through the steps to achieve just that. The result is a mouthwatering, juicy, and tender roasted chicken that will have your family and guests asking for seconds.


  • 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • Fresh rosemary sprigs


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Rinse the chicken inside and out and pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, and minced garlic.
  4. Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken, both outside and inside.
  5. Place the lemon wedges and fresh rosemary sprigs inside the chicken cavity.
  6. Truss the chicken by tying its legs together with kitchen twine.
  7. Place the chicken in a roasting pan and roast in the preheated oven for about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  8. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4-6

This Perfectly Roasted Chicken Recipe is a classic favorite. It’s seasoned with a flavorful blend of herbs and spices, ensuring a delicious and juicy roast every time.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 350, Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 42g

Roasting a chicken is a wonderful way to bring warmth and comfort to your table. The aroma that fills your kitchen as it cooks is simply irresistible. Serve this Perfectly Roasted Chicken with your favorite side dishes, and you’ll have a meal that’s sure to become a family tradition. Enjoy!

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