“That’s It?” Healthy Chicken in a Roaster #SandersonFarms

Funny donkey

Tell me all about your yummy Sanderson Farms Roasted Chicken recipe – I’m all ears!

Having a lot of animals (presently a dozen) to feed and take care of doesn’t leave me with a lot time to try new recipes.

The Viking is a big athletic guy and LOVES eating Sanderson Farms chicken almost on a daily basis. I have a small oven and I needed a way to make enough for a guy who routinely eats his dinner on a turkey platter. I was about to give up when my friend Blogomomma suggested getting a roaster. I figured it was worth a try, so I bought a 22-quart roaster oven. Thanks, Blogomomma!

Oster Roaster

Yes, a 22-quart roaster can change your life (it has a self-basting lid)

Whole Roasting Chicken

I started with a fresh Sanderson Farms Roasting Chicken and preheated the roaster according to directions – 350 degrees.

In a bowl I combined:

  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • dash of onion powder

After mixing ingredients well, I spread it evenly on chicken and placed it on the rack that came with the roaster. I then tossed 1 pear cut in quarters, 1 onion cut in quarters, and a handful of whole white mushrooms in the bottom of roaster along with about 1/2 cup of chicken stock.

Simply pears, mushrooms, and onions

I roasted chicken for about 1 hour and 15 mins (according to weight and roaster directions)

Roaster Chicken

The Viking was incredibly happy about this chicken recipe, and I was incredibly happy about how healthy and easy it was to make!

Many thanks to the wonderful people at Sanderson Farms for sponsoring this post! Check out their scrumptious recipes, helpful hints, and stores where you can find their products at SandersonFarms.com

Happy Healthy Cooking!

 

 

 

 

 

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