Simple Roast Chicken
Nothing beats this simple, classic roast chicken recipe. A full chicken perfectly seasoned and roasted to perfection, this is an easy dinner idea.
Servings 4 servings
- 4-5 pound whole chicken
- 2 tbsp olive oil or your favorite vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp garlic powder
- 1 tbsp onion powder
- 2 tsp ground sage
- 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
- 1 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1 1/2 tsp smoked or plain paprika
Preheat the oven to 400 F.
Thoroughly clean the chicken, then cut the backbone out, and flatten the chicken.
Pat dry the chicken.
Drizzle the chicken with olive oil, and rub all over the chicken.
Combine all of the seasonings and sprinkle all over the chicken.
Place the roaster rack in the roaster.
Spray your roaster rack with nonstick spray, then place the chicken on top.
Roast the chicken for about 50 minutes.
Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes, then cut.
Serve & enjoy!