1. Defrost the bird in the refrigerator overnight.
2. Pre heat the oven to 230 degrees Celsius or 445 degrees Farenheit.
3. Wash with cold water and pat it dry. Allow it to come to room temperature.
4. Brush the exterior of the chicken with the oil.
5. Generously season with salt and pepper.
6. Stick it in the pre heated oven for 15 minutes.
7. Lower the temperature to 180 degrees Celsius or 355 degrees Farenheit and bake for 50 minutes.