Easy Roast Chicken

The perfect easy week night dinner
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, poultry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Resting Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • Whole Organic Free Range Roasting Chicken
  • 2 Large Onions
  • 1 Lemon
  • Kosher Salt
  • Dried Sage
  • Dried Rosemary
  • Fresh Ground Pepper


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Slice Onions Thickly and line a roasting pan with slices.

  3. Dry chicken with paper towels.

  4. Combine 2 tablespoons of Kosher Salt with 1 tablespoon each of Sage and Rosemary.

  5. Squeeze lemon over chicken and around cavity rubbing on wings and drumsticks.

  6. Massage chicken with salt/herb mixture.

  7. Crack pepper over chicken.

  8. Put chicken on the onion slices and bake for 2 hours.

  9. Let it rest 15 min before carving.

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