This is the BEST roast chicken recipe! You are going to love how simple and easy it is to make. It's a fantastic Sunday dinner.

BEST Roast Chicken

  • Author: Chandice Probst
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


When I say this┬átruly is the BEST roast chicken recipe, I mean it.┬áMy 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.



  • 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


  1. Combine salts and seasonings
  2. Spread coconut oil all over the bird then wash hands
  3. Massage spices and salts into the bird
  4. Thoroughly wash hands again
  5. Bake at 300 degrees for about 2 1/2 to 3 hrs

Keywords: roast chicken, easy dinner, kid-friendly