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Grandmas Simple Roast Chicken

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  Roasting chicken 5 Pound
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Medium, trimmed and quartered
  Celery stalks 1 , cut into 3-inch pieces
  Carrot 1 Medium, cut into 3-inch pieces
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Bay leaf 1
  Vegetable cooking spray 1 Tablespoon

Preheat oven to 400°.
Remove and discard giblets and neck from chicken.
Rinse chicken under cold water; pat dry.
Trim fat from chicken.
Combine salt, pepper, and paprika; sprinkle over breast, drumsticks, and into the body cavity of chicken.
Place onion, celery, carrot, garlic, and bay leaf in body cavity.
Tie ends of legs together with cord.
Lift wing tips up and over back; tuck under chicken.
Place chicken, breast side up, on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
Insert meat thermometer into meaty part of thigh, making sure not to touch bone.
Bake at 400° for 1 hour or until thermometer registers 180°.
Cover chicken loosely with aluminum foil; let stand 10 minutes.
Discard skin, vegetables, and bay leaf.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Cook Time: 
2 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5151 Calories from Fat 3357

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 372 g572.7%

Saturated Fat 104.7 g523.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1655.6 mg551.9%

Sodium 2626.1 mg109.4%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.2 g28.9%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 393 g785.4%

Vitamin A 294.5% Vitamin C 39.8%

Calcium 33.3% Iron 137.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grandmas Simple Roast Chicken Recipe