Of all the things I’ve cooked (things like tongues), I was a little astounded to realize I had never roasted a whole chicken. I was so pumped at the March Farmer’s Market to walk away with a beautiful pasture-raised chicken. Today I finally got around to roasting. I’ve done Thanksgiving turkeys with my sister, surely I can rock a chicken. I decided to keep it nice and simple. It is amazing how just a few seasonings can make the room smell delicious. Some lovely rosemary from Carol who runs the booth across from me, really made the bird flavorful. Recipe coming soon for my side dish: butternut mash. A scrumptious little bird that I can eat from all week.
Rosemary Whole-Roasted Chicken
- Whole, pasture-raised chicken
- 3 tbsp coconut oil
- Trader Joe 21 Seasoning
- Sea Salt
Let’s Make it Happen: Take the goodies out of the birds chest cavity. Melt coconut oil just a little bit. Rub on the top of the bird and all around, maybe get under its skin a little bit. Season with rosemary, 21, and sea salt. Shove a sliced onion and apple in the cavity. Place in a pan (I lined mine with aluminum foil for easier clean up), surround with more onions an