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Roasted Whole Chicken Recipe | Baked Chicken and Vegetables

A roasted whole chicken with a Rada Stubby Butcher.

A succulent roasted chicken with vegetables is a classic dish perfect for just about any occasion. With this easy recipe, you can make beautifully roasted chickens right at home!

Roasted Chicken Recipe

Ingredients you will need:

  • 1 whole chicken
  • Melted butter
  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Onion
  • Seasoned salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 medium lemon, thinly sliced

First, wash the whole chicken and pat it dry. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Kristi prepares a chicken.

Cut potatoes and place in roasting pan.

Kristi cuts a potato.

Peel and chop carrots, then place in roasting pan.

Kristi places carrots in roasting pan.

Chop onion and add some slices to the roasting pan.

Kristi prepares an onion to be cooked with the whole chicken.

Place the whole chicken in the roasting pan on top of the vegetables. Baste chicken with melted butter.

Kristi adds melted butter.

Add seasoning to whole chicken, including body cavity.

Kristi seasons a whole chicken with Rada's Burger & Fry Seasoning.

Place slices of onion and lemon into the whole chicken.

Kristi adds onion and lemon slices to whole chicken.

If desired, tie the legs together with cord and top with a lemon slice.

Kristi ties the whole chicken's legs and tops with a lemon slice.

Place in 425 degree oven for 90 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees. Remove from oven and allow 20 minutes to cool. Enjoy!

Kristi poses with a roasted whole chicken cooked to perfection.

The Best Pan for Roasting Chicken!

Rada Stoneware 9 x 13 pan

The Rada Rectangular Baker is perfect for roasting chickens and so much more! Made from a lead-free proprietary clay mixture, this stoneware pan absorbs heat for an even baking temperature, ensuring a great cook on your favorite dishes. Use it for chickens, casseroles, lasagna, roasts, and much more! Like all Rada Cutlery products, the Rectangular Baker is made entirely in the USA.

Our online Rada Kitchen Store has the Rectangular Baker ready for home delivery!

The Perfect Vegetable Peeler!

Left handed cooks love using the Vegetable Peeler, specifically designed to perform well regardless of which hand it is held.

The Rada Vegetable Peeler is an amazing kitchen utensil you’ll use to prepare countless meals! This innovative cooking tool features a hand-sharpened blade that effortlessly peels fruits and vegetables. It works flawlessly when used by both right and left-handed cooks, as well as either in a towards or away motion. It’s backed by a Lifetime Guarantee, and, like all Rada products, the Vegetable Peeler is made in the USA!

You can have the Rada Vegetable Peeler delivered directly to your door by visiting the online Rada Kitchen Store!


The Best Seasoning for Burgers, Fries, and Even Chicken!

Burger and Fries made with Rada Seasoning will blow you away!

Rada Cutlery’s Burger & Fry Seasoning is a combination of salt and spices so delectable it would be a tragedy to only use it on burgers and fries! Chicken, pork, steaks, and vegetables are taken to the next level with this amazing seasoning.

Bring the amazing flavors of Rada’s Burger & Fry Seasoning to your food by ordering from the online Rada Kitchen Store!

Fundraising Opportunity

Did you know that the Rectangular Baker, Vegetable Peeler and the Burger & Fry Seasoning are sold as part of our fundraising program?  In fact, there are well over 100 kitchen products offered in the Rada Cutlery Fundraising Catalog.  Every one of them is 100% Made in the USA.

Check out the Fundraiser Leader’s EASY Guide to find out howto get started!

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Whole Roasted Chicken Video Recipe

Roasted Chicken Video Transcript

Hi, welcome to the Rada Cutlery kitchen. My name is Kristi, and today I want to show you how to roast a whole chicken. To get started, you need a whole chicken, some potatoes, carrots, onions, lemons, garlic, and butter. Here’s my whole chicken, I rinsed it well, took out the giblets, cut off the excess fat, and I patted it dry with a paper towel. I did brine this one, that will make it super moist and tender. You can watch my other video on how to brine a whole chicken. We want to let that sit out for about 20 minutes while we prepare our vegetables. Let it come to room temperature.

Here I have a roasting pan. I’m using the Rada Cutlery stoneware Rectangular Baker. It’s great for roasting items because it keeps an even temperature and you don’t have to season it. I’m going to take a couple potatoes. I’m going to leave the skin on. You can peel it if you want. All the nutrients are in the skin. I washed this potato. Now I’m going to dice it with this Rada Utility/Steak knife. It handles like a paring knife but it has a nice length to it. We’ll put those on the bottom of our pan.

I’m going to add some carrots. These you will want to peel. This Rada Vegetable Peeler is very slick at getting that peeling off. With these I’ll just cut into slices. Now I’m going to take an onion and make some slices. We’re going to put this in the middle of the pan, it’s what our chicken is going to rest on. We’ll just set those in the middle. Now we’re going to place our chicken breast side up on top of those onions. Then we’re going to slather it with this melted butter. That’s going to give it that nice, brown color. Then you can put it on vegetables and sprinkle with your favorite season salt. I’m going to use this Rada Cutlery Burger & Fry Seasoning. It’s good on everything, not just burgers. I’ll get some in the cavity.

Now, in the cavity I’m going to put in some onions, some slices. Then I’m going to cut up a lemon that will give it a good flavor and aroma. And we’re going to put some crushed garlic in there. So we’re just going to stuff that chicken with onion and lemon slices. I’m going to save a lemon for the top. Then I’m going to add some crushed garlic.

If you want to make a pretty presentation you can take some cord and tie it in a bow. We’ll put a pretty lemon on the top then we’re going to put that in a preheated 425 degree oven for about an hour and a half or until a meat thermometer reads 160 degrees.

Our delicious roast chicken is done. After taking it out of the oven you’ll want to let it sit 20 minutes to let the juices soak back into the meat. It’s ready to carve. Enjoy!

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