Recently roasting a chicken has become a Sunday night ritual. I love a great roasted chicken because the possibilities are endless. Besides serving it as dinner that night, I have so many options for the leftovers! I try to keep the leftovers interesting, rotating each week from chicken sandwiches for lunches or chicken pot pie as another evening’s dinner.
Interestingly, chicken is one of those foods which people like eating but don’t like to touch it, clean it or prepare it when it is raw… they just want to eat it! Also, with busy work schedules, it is obviously much easier to just buy a rotisserie chicken at that grocery store. However, I am one of those people who likes to see the quality of the chicken when it’s raw, only buys organic chicken and I want to decide how much salt, pepper and additional ingredients get stuffed in or poured over my chicken! Plus, it really only takes 10 minutes to clean and prepare a chicken for roasting. Waiting to devour it while it cooks is where all the time is spent!
If you’ve never roasted a whole chicken before, try this recipe. If you’ve roasted a chicken and it didn’t come out the way you hoped, try this recipe. I hope you find it as easy and delicious as I do!