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Simple Roasted Chicken

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I love simple dishes and it goes without saying that this Simple Roasted Chicken is one of my favorites. This is a bake and serve chicken variety and can be prepared with just a handful of ingredients. Check out the recipe of the yummy Simple Roasted Chicken.
  Roasting chicken 6 Pound
  Cooking spray 1 Tablespoon
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

Preheat oven to 450°.
Remove giblets and neck from chicken; discard.
Rinse chicken under cold water; pat dry.
Trim excess fat.
Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray.
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 before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 752 Calories from Fat 500

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 55 g85.3%

Saturated Fat 15.6 g78.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 248.3 mg82.8%

Sodium 293.8 mg12.2%

Total Carbohydrates 0.8 g0.27%

Dietary Fiber 0.27 g1.1%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 58 g116.8%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 0.52%

Calcium 4.4% Iron 20.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Simple Roasted Chicken Recipe