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Juicy Baked Chicken - Recipe

Tender and juicy whole chicken, perfect for Sunday dinner. The skin is seasoned simply with onion powder and basted with butter and its own juices. So easy and so delicious.
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Juicy Baked Chicken Recipe
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

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

Place 3 tablespoons butter in the chicken cavity.

Stuff the remaining butter under the chicken skin.

Cut the celery into 3 inch pices and place in the chicken cavity. Place onion wedges and mushrooms around the outside of the chicken.

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

Remove from oven and baste with pan drippings.

Cover with aluminum foil and allow to rest for 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
-1 tablespoon onion powder
-1/2 cup butter
-2 stalks celery
-1 onion, wedged
-8 ounces mushrooms (optional)