Whole Chicken Recipes

How to Prepare and Cook a Whole Chicken

How to Deal with A Whole Chicken

Cooking a whole chicken is a great way to make a delicious meal that can feed a family. It is also a great way to use up leftovers and make a variety of dishes. This recipe will show you how to deal with a whole chicken, from prepping it to cooking it.


  • 1 whole chicken
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 cup of chicken broth


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Rinse the chicken and pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  4. Heat the olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the onion and garlic and cook until the onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add the thyme, oregano, and paprika and cook for 1 minute.
  7. Add the chicken broth and bring to a simmer.
  8. Place the chicken in the skillet, breast side up, and spoon the broth over the chicken.
  9. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven and bake for 45 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  10. Remove the skillet from the oven and let the chicken rest for 10 minutes before serving.

Nutritional Information:

Serving size: 1/4 of the chicken
Calories: 250
Fat: 10g
Carbohydrates: 2g
Protein: 36g

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