Recipe courtesy of Aaron McCargo Jr.

Big Daddy's Downtown Roasted Chicken

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings



  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Put the chipotles, adobo sauce, garlic, shallots, lime juice, cilantro, olive oil, salt and pepper into a blender. Pulse the marinade until smooth and emulsified. Rub each chicken liberally with the marinade.
  3. Arrange the chickens on a half sheet pan with a rack. Roast until cooked through, about 60 to 75 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow them to rest for about 15 minutes. Carve 1 chicken and arrange it on a serving platter. Serve. Reserve the remaining chickens for recipes that use roast chicken.