Easy Roasted Chicken Recipe Video

CookingwithCaitlin.com host Caitlin teaches you how to make a Whole Roasted Chicken, and how to cut it. Buying a whole chicken is a lot more affordable, very easy to make and quite tasty. This chicken recipe only uses a few ingredients, but tastes like you have slaved all day.


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 15 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
MethodMain Ingredient


 Whole chicken1
 Butter150 Gram
 Thyme1 Tablespoon
 Rosemary1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4336 Calories from Fat 3117

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 349 g536.5%

Saturated Fat 142.2 g710.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1447.5 mg

Sodium 1071.6 mg44.6%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.9%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 282 g563.2%

Vitamin A 140% Vitamin C 85.5%

Calcium 30.9% Iron 95.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Remove the thyme leaves from its stem, chop finely and set aside. Pre-heat the oven at 350C.
2.In a bowl, place the butter and put rosemary and thyme into it and combine well using hands.
3.On a different cutting board, place the chicken.
4.Now place your hand underneath the skin and separate the skin from chicken.
5.Lather the butter on your hands and rub it on the chicken underneath the skin.
6.Once the inside of the chicken is covered in butter, rub some butter on the top of the chicken on its skin too.

7.Now place the buttered chicken on the baking sheet with the chicken breast up and let it cook for 1 hour.
8.Once cooked, you can simple break the thighs off and find the breast bone and follow it along to carefully remove the breast meat.

9.For a complete meal you can serve the perfectly roasted chicken with sauteed vegetables of your choice.