Nov 16, 2016

Thanksgiving Roast Chicken Recipe

Thanksgiving is around the corner. it is one of my favourite holiday. There is nothing more satisfying than cooking wonderful foods for your loved ones and enjoying the day with the people you love. I have created a whole lot of menu for this thanksgiving. I have been sharing it visually with you all week long..

We are not into turkey, so it is always a roast chicken. That too this special roast chicken which i have been making it for years. My fool proof recipe is this one. I have been giving ideas all week long for the recipes you can make this thanksgiving.

Recipes for Thanksgiving:
Cranberry Sauce
Turkey Gravy
Chicken and Leek PIe
Pear Cherry Crumble
Mango Crumble
Apple Pie
Pineapple Pie
Banoffee Pie
Apple Galette
Apple Crumble

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Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.


Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time : 1 hour and 30 mins
Serves: 5 to 6


Whole Chicken with skin - about 3 pounds
Onion - 1 chopped with skins on
Garlic - 1 whole bulb cut in half
Lemon - 1 cut in half
Potatoes - 4 to 5 cut into chunks
Onion - 2 cut into thick slices

For Herb Butter:
Butter - 1/2 cup
Garlic - 3 cloves grated
Paprika - 1 tsp
Oregano - 1 tsp
Rosemary - 1 tblspn
Fresh Parsley - 3 tblspn chopped finely
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 200 degree C. Take a baking pan and place onion slices over it. Set aside.

Mix all the herb butter ingredients together and set aside.

Take chicken and use your fingers to separate the skins from it.

Now put half of the  herb butter in and massage it all over it so it spread evenly.

Now put onions, lemons, garlic inside the cavity of the chicken. Place the chicken over the bed of onions.

Now place the remaining butter over it and spread evenly.

Now tie the legs with a thread and place the potatoes around the chicken and pop it into the oven and bake for 1 hour and 30 mins.

Remove it from oven half way through the cooking time and take the juices from the pan and pour it over the chicken. do this two times.

Now remove it from oven and set aside for 20 mins.

Now slice and serve.

Take all your ingredients

Take chicken and pat it dry with a kitchen towel

lets make the herb butter, take butter in a bowl

take garlic

add in rosemary

add in parsely

add in oregano

add paprika

add in salt and pepper

mix well

take chicken in a pan

separate the skin with your fingers

like this

spoon some butter in and spread it evenly over it

like this

place onions inside the cavity

place garlic in

stuff the cavity with lemons

tie the legs with a kitchen thread

like this

apply butter all over it

place onions in the pan

place chicken over it, arrange potatoes all around it

time to bake

remove it half way through the cooking time

base it lightly with the juices

bake again

till crispy


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  1. Awesome recipe, Aarthi! Just what I was looking for.


  2. Thanks Aarti for this recipe... is there any alternate ingredient to replace Rosemary?

  3. Hi
    What temperature should the oven be set.

    1. it has to be cooked in a 200 degree C oven

  4. wow..its tempting a great fan of ur cooking style and recipes...Thanks a lot for this yummy recipe

  5. Tried this today. Very easy & yummm. Great pictorial explanation. Thankyou for sharing.

  6. Hi tried this recipe last week. Received good feedback from my husband.Your recipes in blog were simple and easy to try at home.Many thanks. I am your follower all the time.


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