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Simple Roasted Chicken

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Ingredients
  Roasting chicken 6 Pound
  Vegetable cooking spray 1
  Dried herbs 1 Teaspoon (Such As Basil, Oregano, Or Thyme)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 450°.
Remove the giblets and neck from chicken; discard.
Rinse chicken under cold water; pat dry.
Trim excess fat.
Place chicken, breast side up, on a broiler pan.
Insert meat thermometer into meaty part of thigh, making sure not to touch bone.
Coat chicken with cooking spray; sprinkle with herbs, salt, and pepper.
Bake at 450° for 30 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 400°; bake an additional 45 minutes or until thermometer registers 180°.
Discard skin.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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