by Sarah

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Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 1 hr 15 mins | Additional Time: 15 mins | Total Time: 1 hr 40 mins | Servings: 6 | Yield: 6 servings

The best-roasted chicken ever! I am so glad that I decided to give this recipe a try because I never would have tasted how awesome this is. With a very minimal set of ingredients, you will have the perfect meal! I usually serve this with mashed potatoes or steamed rice. By the way, make sure to baste the chicken with the drippings because it’s the best part of this recipe. Feel free to add more ingredients. If you want, you can add chilli or more pepper to give the chicken an extra kick!


1 (3 pound) whole chicken, giblets removed

salt and black pepper to taste

1 tablespoon onion powder, or to taste

½ cup margarine, divided

1 stalk celery, leaves removed


Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and place it in a roasting pan.

Step 3: Sprinkle onion powder and 3 tablespoons of margarine.

Step 4: Add dollops of the rest of the margarine around the chicken.

Step 5: Slice the celery into 4 pieces and put them into the chicken cavity.

Step 6: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until done.

Step 7: Remove from the oven and let it sit on a flat surface.

Step 8: Baste the chicken with the drippings and margarine.

Step 9: Cover the chicken with aluminium foil and let it sit for 30 minutes.

Step 10: Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 423 calories; protein 30.9g 62% DV; carbohydrates 1.2g; fat 32.1g 49% DV; cholesterol 97mg 32% DV; sodium 661.9mg 27% DV.

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