Easy Roasted Whole Chicken


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Easy Roasted Whole Chicken

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Course: Main Course, Meal Prep
Cuisine: American
Protein: Poultry
Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Keto, Paleo, Whole30
Cut: Whole Chicken
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 ButcherBox Whole Chicken
  • ½ c avocado oil
  • ½ c BB All Purpose Dry Rub
  • 1 whole garlic bulb cut in half
  • butcher's twine (approximately 6" long) optional


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Throughly dry chicken inside and outside with paper towels.
  • In a mixing bowl combine avocado oil and all purpose dry rub to make a wet rub.
  • Massage wet rub on the outside and inside of the chicken.
  • Stuff chicken with halved garlic bulb.
  • Tie chicken legs together with butcher's twine. This step is optional not necessary.
  • Place chicken (breast side up), on roasting rack placed on a baking sheet.
  • Place in oven and roast for 30 minutes. Then reduce heat to 350°F, baste chicken and continue to roast for 1 hour, or until meat thermometer reads 165°F when inserted into the thickest part of the thigh but not touching the bone.
  • Let chicken rest for 10 minutes before serving.
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Emilie Abijanac

Emilie Abijanac is the Culinary Director for ButcherBox. She is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the Sous Chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête.