Italian Roast Chicken Recipe

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Quick, easy and delicious. This simple recipe is one that will make your day. Your company and family will love it. Served with mash potatoes and your choice of vegetable -will create a great supper. Enjoy. 

Italian Roast Chicken Recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4
  • 5-6 pound roasting chicken
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ cup butter melted
  1. Rinse chicken and cavity with cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.
  2. Rub the olive oil on the outside of the chicken.
  3. Sprinkle with seasoning salt inside and out.
  4. Place in a shallow roasting pan with ½ inch of water in the bottom of the pan.
  5. Sprinkle with the rest of the spices and herbs evenly on the outside of the chicken.
  6. spiced-chicken
  7. Roast uncovered at 350 F for about 2 hours or until done. Basting every 30 minutes with melted butter and juice from the chicken.
  8. Let the chicken set for about 30 minutes before serving.