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Perfect Roasted Chicken

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Perfect Roasted Chicken Recipe


  • 1 (4 lb.) FreeBird Whole Young Chicken
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Brush chicken with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Place, breast side up, on a roasting rack in a roasting pan and fill the pan with 1/4 inch of water.
  4. Roast for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the minimum temperature of 165°F is reached in the thickest part of the thigh.

Number of servings (yield): 4