Perfect Roasted Chicken

If you want moist and tender chicken every time, the key is to roasting. This is my full proof recipe for the Perfect Roasted Chicken.

Another way is to place a slice of lemon, under the skin before roasting. This adds extra flavor to the chicken. Adding roasted chicken to pasta dishes, soups, and stews makes all the difference in the world. Chicken salad using roasted chicken, is amazing!

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 to 40 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Yields: 2 servings
Equipment: 2 rimmed baking sheet pans

4 bone-in skin-on chicken breasts
1/3 cup of olive oil
1 tablespoon of Kosher salt
1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper

lemon slices (optional)
*compound butter (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Place the 4 bone-in skin-on chicken breasts onto 2 rimmed baking sheet pans. Rub olive oil over the top of each one. Sprinkle Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper over each chicken breast. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until the internal temperature is 165 degrees F.

Once the chicken comes out of the oven, cover it with foil and let rest for 5 minutes. You’ll never have dry chicken again. There you have it, my Perfect Roasted Chicken.

*compound butter is a mixture of butter and supplementary ingredients such as garlic, herbs, and lemon zest.