Easy Oven Roasted Chicken

What Is Oven Roasted Chicken?

This flavorful and juicy chicken recipe is made with potatoes and carrots for a classic combination that can be served any night of the week!

You'll need whole chicken, lemon, garlic, and a few other simple ingredients to make this easy recipe.

What You'll Need

Pat the chicken dry, then stuff it with lemon wedges, garlic cloves, rosemary, and thyme.

Prep the Chicken

Heat the Pan

Place a 12-inch cast iron pan in the oven while it preheats to get it hot. Then remove it and add the onions, potatoes, and carrots.

Add the Chicken

Place the whole chicken on top and cover with olive oil, salt, and pepper.


Cook for 15 minutes at 500 degrees F. Then lower the temperature to 350 degrees F and cook until skin is golden brown.


Allow the chicken to rest in the pan for at least 10 minutes. Then, carve and serve with potatoes and carrots.

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