Roast Chicken

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 10 min
  • Cook: 1 hr 20 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Ingredients

6 to 7 pound chicken

1 large onion or lemon

2 cloves garlic, minced

Salt and pepper

Easy Pan Gravy:

Juice and oil of roasted chicken

1 cup canned chicken stock

Salt and pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Remove giblet bag from cavity. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Stuff the chicken cavity with peeled onion or split lemon. Rub skin with minced garlic, salt and pepper. Roast in oven for approximately 10 minutes per pound, until juices run clear. The temperature of chicken should reach approximately 160 degrees. Let chicken sit to allow juices to reabsorb. Carve and serve.

Easy Pan Gravy:

  1. Remove grease from the roasting pan using a large spoon, but leave brown bits and juices. On stove-top place pan over medium heat. Add chicken stock. Scrape up bits and bring to a simmer. Season and serve with carved chicken.