This is the BEST roast chicken recipe and it is perfect for Sunday dinner. It is easy to make and everyone will love it with some roasted vegetables too. If you are looking for the BEST roast chicken recipe, look no further. This is a simple and easy dinner that you can quickly put together and let bake.
When I say this truly is the BEST roast chicken recipe, I mean it. My mom used to make this at least one Sunday a month. It’s just so easy to pop in the oven and let it bake at a low temperature for a few hours. Of course, putting in your favorite winter vegetables make this a one pan meal that you just can’t resist.
One of the things I love most about this BEST roast chicken is that it makes for fabulous leftovers. We take off the extra meat and use it to make enchiladas, soup or salad. It’s also great in dishes like this buffalo chicken casserole. Then we boil everything else for a few hours on low and make a delicious and soothing homemade bone broth. This is either a great base for a soup or can be enjoyed on its own for all the wonderful health benefits. If you are going to do this though I do suggest purchasing an organic chicken.
I especially love making this meal on Sunday so that I have dinner set and ready to go. It is great with our green bean casserole and this wild rice stuffing.
Especially because this is when life can be hectic starting out the week. Whether you enjoy it most the first day or as leftovers, you’re going to be a big fan of this BEST roast chicken recipe.
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You can easily make gluten-free chicken noodle soup or Asian chicken salad with the leftovers for a wonderful new meal that doesn’t feel like leftovers.
The key to this recipe truly is in the salts. Real Salt comes in the original fine salt that you use everyday as well as their organic onion, garlic and season salts. I also use these everyday because they taste great and are full of beneficial minerals.
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BEST Roast Chicken
- 1 whole fryer chicken
- 1 T coconut oil
- 1 tsp. Real Salt
- 1/2 tsp. Real Onion Salt
- 1/2 tsp. Real Garlic Salt
- 1/2 tsp. Real Seasoned Salt
- 1/2 tsp. paprika
- 1/4 tsp. cayenne
- 1 T dried thyme rosemary, or any other spice you like
- Combine salts and seasonings
- Spread coconut oil all over the bird then wash hands
- Massage spices and salts into the bird
- Thoroughly wash hands again
- Bake at 300 degrees for about 2 1/2 to 3 hrs
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