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How To Roast A Perfect Chicken

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Roasting a chicken can be challenging in that it is easy to over cook the bird and dry up the breast. It is also quite easy to under cook it and end up having to return it to the oven – thus ending up with a super, dry bird! This video has step-by-step instructions on how to roast chickens to end up with a perfectly moist bird. I hope you enjoy it and it is of value!
Ingredients
  Whole chicken 1 , rinsed and pat dried
Herb ingredients
  Rosemary sprigs 2 (Optional)
  Sage leaves 2 (Optional)
  Thyme sprig 1
Dry rub ingredients
  Garlic salt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Black pepper 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400F.
2. In a bowl, mix together all the dry rub ingredients.

MAKING
3. Remove the excess fat from the cavity and stuff with herbs.
4. Rub both sides of the chicken with dry rub mixture. Tie the chicken legs with kitchen twine.
5. Roast at 400F for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, reduce the temperature to 350F, flip the chicken and roast for another hour.

SERVING
6. Carve into pieces and serve.

Things You Will Need
Kitchen twine

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
4
How many times have you landed with chicken either undercooked or overcooked? To avoid such mess in future, you should watch this video. The chef instruction upon how a chicken can be roasted with perfection.

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