Roast chicken with fresh parsley and garlic create a savory whole chicken dish.
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1 (3- to 4-pound) whole roasting chicken
1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter with Canola Oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
12 ounces (about 2 cups) small red potatoes
3 large (about 2 cups) carrots, peeled, trimmed, cut into 2-inch lengths
1 medium (1 1/2 cups) onion, peeled, cut into 1-inch chunks
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Place empty 10-inch cast iron skillet in oven. Heat oven to 450°F.
Pat chicken dry; tuck wings underneath chicken and truss legs. Set aside.
Combine butter with canola oil, garlic, salt, and pepper in bowl; mix well. Rub chicken with herb butter mixture.
Carefully remove hot skillet from oven. Place vegetables evenly in bottom of skillet; set prepared chicken on top of vegetables. Carefully place hot skillet back into oven.
Reduce heat to 400°F. Cook 50 minutes; sprinkle chicken with chopped parsley. Continue cooking 10-15 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted into thickest part of chicken thigh reaches 165°F. Remove from oven; tent loosely with aluminum foil, allowing chicken to rest 10 minutes before carving and serving.
Substitute other root vegetables for potatoes and carrots. Parsnips, rutabaga, celery, sweet potato chunks or turnips are all good choices.
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I could not believe how juicy this was! I cut up an onion and threw it in the chicken before I trussed it. The veggies were as perfectly cooked and delicious as the chicken. I love cooking with my cast iron pan, so I will be making this again :)
I sprinkled the chicken with some smoked paprika.
Delicious and the family loved it, I was so surprised that I made something so perfect! I will make this again!
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