This easy roast chicken recipe makes moist, delicious chicken. Spend 5 to 10 minutes preparing it, add carrots and potatoes and you’re done with dinner! You can find this recipe in our Dining On A Dime Cookbook on page 206.
Your family will love this healthy chicken recipe and it’s very versatile, so you can make it with a variety of different sides and have many different meals. Mike and the kids love this chicken and it’s a frequent favorite at our home. You can also use the roast chicken leftovers to make lots of other recipes that are best with roast chicken!
The BEST 3 Ingredient Roast Chicken Recipe
1-2 cloves garlic
salt and pepper
1 tsp. thyme (to taste)
1 tsp. rosemary (to taste)
1 tsp. oregano (to taste)
Rub the inside of the chicken with garlic cloves. If you’re using the optional items, put the thyme, rosemary and oregano to taste inside the bird. Rub the outside of the bird with olive oil and salt and pepper.
Bake at 450 degrees to 500 degrees for 15 minutes then turn the oven down to 400 degrees and roast for 35-45 minutes (for a 2 1/2 pound bird) or 1 hour (for a 3-5 pound bird) or until the temperature of the thigh reaches 180 degrees. You can also let it cook all day in the crockpot on low. Allow to rest 10 minutes before serving. Serves 6-8.
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