Here’s my little twist on a traditional roasted chicken! Be sure to try this delicious main entree recipe for you, your family and friends.

Shari’s Roasted Chicken

Shari's Roasted Chicken

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken, Entree, Oven, Roasted Chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes


  • 1 3 lb Whole Chicken giblets removed
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Onion Powder
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 stick Butter
  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Place chicken in a roasting pan, rub olive oil around all sides of the side then season generously inside and out with salt and pepper. Sprinkle inside and out with garlic and onion powder. Place the stick of butter in the chicken cavity. 

  3. Bake uncovered 1 hour and 15 minutes in the preheated oven, to a minimum internal temperature of 180 degrees F (82 degrees C). Remove from heat, and baste with melted margarine and drippings. Cover with aluminum foil, and allow to rest about 30 minutes before serving.


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