If you’re looking for new ways to roast chicken, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve compiled this list of thirty fabulous and easy Roast Chicken Recipes for you to try.
All of these recipes are great, featuring tender, juicy chicken. And there’s such a variety of flavors! No matter what herbs or spices you have on hand, you’re sure to find just the right recipe for you.
Cook your way through all, and you’ll never wonder “how to roast this whole chicken?” again!
1. Garlic Herb Butter Roast Chicken
Starting off this beautiful list of roasted chicken, we have this garlic herb butter roast chicken recipe. It’s easy to make, and easy to prepare! The chicken is roasted with garlic butter, rosemary, parsley, lemon, and a bit of white wine.
2. Oven Roasted Spatchcock Chicken with Maple Orange Glaze
Need something that can feed a crowd? Try making this oven roasted spatchcock chicken with maple orange glaze. The whole chicken is evenly roasted with a maple orange glaze, and the chicken breasts are tender and juicy!
3. Lemon Rosemary Roasted Chicken
This lemon rosemary roasted chicken is phenomenal! It’s delicious and juicy, and the outside is crispy. The addition of butter, herbs like rosemary, and lemon help bring out even more flavors in a chicken that’s already amazingly flavorful.
4. BBQ Roasted Chicken
This barbecue roasted chicken isn’t just easy to make, it’s also tasty and crispy! It uses simple ingredients like pantry spices to help make a spectacular smoky barbecue chicken. It takes only twenty minutes to prepare and an hour to cook.
5. Peruvian Chicken
There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Peruvian chicken before, but it’s a chicken that’s marinated in a bunch of different herbs and spices, and then roasted until it’s perfectly golden brown. It’s a great recipe that turns an ordinary chicken into something super special.
6. Maple Butter Whole Roasted Chicken
This maple butter whole roasted chicken will wow you, your family, and anyone else who gets the privilege of trying it! The whole roasted chicken is made with a sweet and buttery glaze and baked with a variety of vegetables and tangy tomatoes.
7. Portuguese BBQ Peri Peri Chicken
Looking to mix things up? Try your chicken Portuguese-style with this Portuguese barbecue peri peri chicken. It can be cooked on the barbecue or in an oven, and the recipe covers how to do both, so you can make it to your liking.
8. Roasted Chicken with Garlic and Herbs
This roasted chicken with garlic and herbs may have a simple name, but the golden brown chicken and garlicky herbs create complex and tasty flavors that will totally convince you to make this chicken again and again.
9. Honey Mustard Roast Chicken
If you like chicken that’s sweet and tangy, then this honey mustard roast chicken is just the thing for you! It’s just as easy as making a regular roast chicken, so you won’t have to worry about extra work – just extra delicious flavors!
10. Mayonnaise Roasted Whole Chicken
Mayonnaise fans, this one’s for you! This mayonnaise roasted whole chicken is crispy, juicy, and roasted to perfection with a fantastic mayonnaise rub that everyone will definitely fall in love with, not just the mayonnaise fans!
11. Buttermilk Roast Chicken
A buttermilk roast chicken doesn’t look any different from a traditional roast chicken, but the buttermilk makes a delicious difference! The buttermilk helps tenderize the meat, which helps the chicken skin brown and have extra flavor.
12. Roast Chicken Stuffed with Garlic and Rosemary Cream Cheese
This roast chicken stuffed with garlic and rosemary cream cheese is an easy chicken recipe that’s bursting with flavor! The skin is amazingly crispy, and the chicken is served with fresh vegetables and homemade dinner rolls.
13. Spatchcock Roast Chicken in Breadcrumbs and Potatoes
Having a meal that you can make in one pan is easy and satisfying, which is why we included this spatchcock roast chicken in breadcrumbs and potatoes. It’s super easy thanks to using only one pan, it’s super delicious, and it’s creative! What’s not to love?
14. Whole Roast Chicken with Herbs de Provence
Looking for a wonderfully flavored dish that’s great for a family dinner? Look no further than this whole roast chicken with herbs de Provence. The chicken is flavored with a mixture of herbs and spices that help keep things tasty and unique.
15. Lemon Roasted Apple Chicken and Veggies
Another chicken that can be made with only one pan is this recipe for lemon roasted apple chicken and veggies. It’s a hearty dish that you’ll love. The vegetables are cooked under the chicken so they soak up the chicken, lemon, and butter juices.
16. Lemon Garlic Slow Cooker Roast Chicken
As you’re probably aware, we love using a slow cooker, so we had to include this lemon garlic slow cooker roast chicken recipe! It’s incredibly quick to prepare, and it’s sure to become a go-to way for you to make your chicken.
17. Rosemary and Thyme Roast Chicken and Potatoes
Rosemary and thyme are a perfect combination, and this rosemary and thyme roast chicken and potatoes recipe proves that fact! The recipe creates a chicken that’s juicy and crispy-skinned, and potatoes that are perfectly golden.
18. Pot Roasted Coconut Chicken
This pot roasted coconut chicken is fantastic! It’s simple to make and uses shockingly few ingredients. It’s also pretty good for you, so go ahead, make it and enjoy eating it guilt-free. It tastes amazing and it’s healthy – what’s better than that?
19. Cajun Roast Chicken
You’ll be drooling over this tasty Cajun roast chicken. The skin is crispy and spicy, the meat is juicy, and it’s drizzled with a rich garlic Cajun butter that brings the whole thing together. It’s also keto, gluten-free, grain-free, and dairy-free!
20. Honeyed Harissa Roast Chicken
This honeyed harissa roast chicken is surprisingly simple to throw together, and it makes a great comfort food. The chicken is spicy, a little sweet, a bit smoky, loaded with flavors, and totally delicious! You’ll surely be impressed!
21. Moroccan Roast Chicken and Potatoes
Potatoes and chicken are a classic combination, and this Moroccan roast chicken and potatoes recipe proves it! It’s slowly cooked in a tagine and then it’s filled with a variety of delicious and intense Moroccan flavors.
22. Dutch Oven Whole Roast Chicken
If you like your chicken skin crispy, you’ll love this Dutch oven whole roast chicken recipe! It’s cooked to perfection and covered with great ingredients like lemon, garlic, and rosemary butter. It can also be made using only one pot!
23. Ginger Orange Roast Chicken
This ginger orange chicken recipe is amazing! The chicken is perfectly roasted with a ginger orange butter, and it’s served alongside tender sweet potatoes and beautiful brussel sprouts! It’s simple, but also impressive and tasty!
24. Easy Roast Chicken with Lemon Chimichurri
If you like easy recipes that fill your house with great smells, then you’ll love this easy roast chicken with lemon chimichurri recipe. The chicken is positively bursting with vibrant flavors thanks to the lemon-infused chimichurri sauce.
25. Whole Roasted Jerk Chicken
This whole roasted jerk chicken will help spice up your traditional dinners and it’s a recipe you’ll fall in love with. The charring of the chicken helps improve the flavor and adds to each bite. Trust us, you’re going to love this one.
26. Roasted Tandoori-Style Chicken
While it’s nice getting takeout, sometimes you just crave takeout while still wanting to make things at home. If that describes you, then this roasted tandoori-style chicken is perfect for you! It has all the great flavors of getting Indian takeout!
27. Spatchcock Roast Chicken with Teriyaki Glaze
This spatchcock roast chicken with teriyaki glaze is bursting with sweet, spicy, orange, garlic, ginger, and soy flavors. It’s wonderfully saucy, so if you’re a fan of sauce, then this roast chicken is definitely the one for you.
28. Puerto Rican Style Whole Roasted Chicken
Craving something Puerto Rican-style? Try this Puerto Rican style whole roasted chicken! It might just become your new go-to for chicken, and it’s amazingly flavorful! What are you waiting for? Go on and give it a shot!
29. Sweet and Spicy Gochujang Honey Roast Chicken and Potatoes
If you love the juxtaposition of sweet and spicy flavors, then you must try this recipe for sweet and spicy gochujang honey roast chicken and potatoes! It’s a six ingredient sheet pan dinner that’s easy to make and great tasting!
30. Pollo Asado
Finishing things off with a bang, we have this pollo asado recipe. It’s smoky, tangy, spicy, and tasty, and you’ll surely love it! It’s a flavorful and moist tender chicken recipe that puts a Latin spin on the usual chicken dinner.
There you have it, thirty delicious roast chicken recipes! Pin or bookmark this collection of great dishes so you always know where to find it.
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- 4 pound whole chicken
- 6 Tbsp softened butter
- Salt, pepper, herbs and spices.
- Preheat oven to 425˚F.
- Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Rub butter al over chicken, including under skin.
- Season generously with salt, pepper, herbs and spices.
- Roast the chicken for about 1 hour and 20 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 165˚F.
- Remove from oven, tent with foil, and rest 10 minutes before serving.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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