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Juicy Roast Chicken - Recipe

Tender and juicy, this roasted chicken will melt in your mouth. The onion powder creates the perfect seasoned crust on the chicken skin. So simple, perfect for Sunday dinner with mashed potatoes.
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Juicy Roast Chicken Recipe
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Place chicken in a roasting pan and season generously inside and out with salt and pepper.

Sprinkle inside and out with onion powder.

Place 3 tablespoons butter in the chicken cavity along with the celery.

Arrange dollops of the remaining butter around the chicken's exterior and under the skin.

Bake uncovered 1 hour 15 minutes in the preheated oven, to a minimum internal temperature of 180 degrees F.

Remove from heat and baste with melted butter and drippings.

Cover with aluminum foil, and allow to rest about 30 minutes before serving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings: 6
-3 pounds whole chicken
- salt and pepper, to taste
-2 tablespoons onion powder
-1/2 cup butter
-2 stalks celery, cut into sticks