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The Perfect Roast Chicken

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Roasted Chicken with Thyme


In my neck of the woods the weather folks keep telling us the “January Thaw” is here…meaning the temps are in the 30-40 degree range. Well, that is still C-O-L-D if you ask me!

When the weather is- let's say- brisk, I love cooking meals that fill the house with smells of warmth and down right goodness. What are my favorites? I love the long and slow…like a great pot roast, beef brisket or a roasted chicken. The latter probably being my favorite.

Roasting a chicken is down right easy…ANYONE can make this delicious meal! Honest! I'm going to share my favorite recipe and I would love for you to try it as well. Come back and let me know how it turned out!


The Perfect Roast Chicken

Roasted Chicken with Thyme is the perfect fall cozy meal to enjoy with family!

Perfectly roasted chicken every time! The secret is using olive oil and cooking slow.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes


  • 4-5 lb Chicken
  • 3 large carrots, peeled
  • 1 large onion, cut in quaters
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1 cup water

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 Servings

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1695Total Fat: 101gSaturated Fat: 28gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 63gCholesterol: 711mgSodium: 933mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 182g

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