Simple yet superbly flavorful, the key to this succulent roasted chicken is in the details. Seasoned with our Poultry Spice Rub – a thoughtful blend of spices, herbs, aromatics and a touch of lemon peel and honey – this moist, tender chicken is full of rich, savory flavor.

Prep time: 0 min

Cook time: 75 min

Total time: 75 min

Simple Roasted Chicken
Copyright Recipe © 2015 Woodland Foods


Makes 2 to 4 servings


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Pat chicken dry inside and out with paper towels.

  2. Sprinkle salt and black pepper into chicken’s cavity, coating well. Truss chicken, and season all over with Poultry Spice Rub.

  3. Place chicken in roasting pan, and place in oven for 50 to 60 minutes, until juices run clear, basting several times with butter during cooking process.

  4. Remove chicken from oven and let rest for 15 minutes before removing twine and cutting into serving portions.