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Simple Roast Chicken

Simple Roast Chicken
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Serves 6| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 450° F. Place the onion in a large roasting roasting pan. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Tuck the wings under the chicken and place it on top of the onion. Rub the chicken with 1 tablespoon of the oil and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  2. Scatter the potatoes around the chicken, drizzle with the remaining tablespoon of oil, and sprinkle with ½ teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  3. Roast, tossing the potatoes once, until a thermometer inserted into a thigh registers 165°F, 50 to 60 minutes. Let the chicken rest at least 15 minutes before carving. Serve with the potatoes and onions.
By February, 2006

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 429
  • Fat 22g
  • Sat Fat 5g
  • Cholesterol 111mg
  • Sodium 431mg
  • Protein 37g
  • Carbohydrate 20g
  • Fiber 2g
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Get a jump start on your weeknight dinners by roasting 2 birds at once. Place them side by side in a roasting pan and allow an additional 15 to 20 minutes of cooking time.

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