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Mouthwatering Juicy Baked Chicken

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There’s something truly special about a perfectly baked chicken. It’s a classic dish that, when done right, transforms into a mouthwatering feast that’s both simple and sophisticated. Our Ultimate Herb-Butter Roasted Chicken recipe promises just that—a succulent, juicy chicken with a golden, crispy skin, seasoned with a blend of herbs and spices that penetrate deeply, infusing each bite with rich flavors. This dish is not just food; it’s a celebration of home cooking at its best, bringing together the warmth of the kitchen with the joy of sharing a delicious meal with loved ones.

The secret to this dish lies in the careful preparation and the combination of spices that create a symphony of flavors. The butter not only adds richness but also helps to crisp up the skin to perfection, while the herbs and spices like rosemary, garlic, and paprika offer depth and warmth. As the chicken roasts, the aroma fills the kitchen, building anticipation for that first juicy bite. It’s a recipe that doesn’t just feed the body but also the soul, making any dinner occasion, from a casual family meal to a more formal gathering, a memorable one.

Full Recipe:

Ingredients:

  • 1 whole chicken
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon dry parsley
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon adobo
  • Rosemary sprigs
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Directions:

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  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, celery salt, black pepper, chicken bouillon, parsley, paprika, Italian seasoning, and adobo.
  3. Rub the spice mixture all over the chicken, ensuring it’s evenly coated.
  4. Place the chicken in a baking dish and top with rosemary sprigs.
  5. Dot the chicken with butter.
  6. Bake for about 50 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is crispy.
  7. Let the chicken rest for a few minutes before carving.
  8. Serve and enjoy your Mouthwatering Juicy Baked Chicken!

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 50 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour

Kcal: 450 kcal per serving | Servings: 4 servings

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