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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Easiest Baked Whole Chicken

Sometimes less is better in the long run.
In this recipe you simply wash and dry
the whole chicken inside and out.
Place in a prepared roasting pan to bake.
How simple is that ? and it tastes great.

1 whole roasting chicken (4 Lbs)
2 whole lemons, halved
Cooking spray
Salt and ground black pepper
dried rosemary

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Line a small roasting pan with foil.
Remove chicken from package and
also remove pack of giblets inside it.
Rinse the bird inside and out then place
the lemons inside of cavity of chicken.
Pat top of bird dry with paper towels.
Spray top of chicken with cooking spray.
Season with salt, pepper and rosemary.
No need to add any liquid as the bird will
give off enough liquid to keep it moist.
Bake uncovered for about 90 minutes or until
internal temperature of bird is 185 degrees F.
The skin should be browned enough.
Remove from oven, let rest before serving.

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