Oven Roasted Chicken

How to Make the Perfect Simple Roast Chicken

Perfect Simple Roast Chicken

This Perfect Simple Roast Chicken is a classic dish that is sure to please the whole family. It is easy to make and requires minimal ingredients. The result is a juicy, flavorful chicken that is sure to be a hit.


  • 1 whole chicken (3-4 lbs)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Rinse the chicken and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, paprika, oregano, and thyme.
  4. Rub the mixture all over the chicken, making sure to get it into all the nooks and crannies.
  5. Place the chicken in a roasting pan and roast for 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165°F.
  6. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Nutritional Information:

Serving size: 4 ounces
Calories: 220
Fat: 11g
Carbohydrates: 0g
Protein: 28g

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