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Roasting a chicken tonight


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Roasting a chicken tonight

deborah24 | Mar 5, 2008 11:44 AM

I've been looking at recipes online and they are super confusing about the temp and time to roast a whole chicken. Seriously, they range from 325 and 30 min a pound to 400 and 1.5 hours or 2 hours-- for the same size bird!

The chicken I have is 4 lbs. I don't want to spend all night cooking this thing, so I am leaning towards going for a higher temp. Maybe 375-400?

Any suggestions? I am going basic, just some unsalted butter on the skin and an onion and sprig of rosemary on the inside.


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