I always loved how a whole baked chicken looks. It’s such a perfect way to celebrate the bird. You get to taste and enjoy all the different flavors of the chicken, instead of only eating one piece of it. I finally got to it and made a whole chicken. My friend gave me a bit of advice, but I mostly created this dish on my own. It was super easy to make. I don’t like complicated recipes, so I thought I’d share with you this uncomplicated and inexpensive way to bake a whole chicken. Besides for the skin being a bit darker than perfect, it turned out really yummy. The best part is, you’ll probably have leftovers for the next day.
- 1 Whole Chicken
- Barbecue Sauce
- Black Pepper
- Sweet Potatoes
- Preheat the oven to 175c / 350f.
- Chop up the sweet potatoes, carrots and potatoes.
- Put them in a baking pan.
- Add the whole chicken on top.
- Season everything with salt and black pepper.
- Add some butter/margarine to the pan. Some on top of the veggies, and some on or inside the chicken.
- Brush barbecue sauce onto the chicken and a bit on the veggies.
- Cover and bake for 1 hour and 40 minutes.
- Once the chicken is ready, turn the oven to the highest temperature and set it to broil.
- Uncover the chicken and broil for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the skin of the chicken is crispy. Be sure not to burn the skin.
Dig in and enjoy!
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What is your favorite way to make chicken?
4 People reacted on this
Only an American would slather a chicken in BARBECUE sauce and big chunks of butter with no other seasoning and present it as a good recipe to share with others. Absolute bastardization of roast chicken
Thank you for checking out my recipe. I intentionally made it super easy to make instead of complicated.
Jeff, why can’t you just be nice? If you don’t like it – you can make chicken your way and enjoy it. Come on man!
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