Easy Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken

This easy recipe features a whole chicken roasted in a cast-iron skillet with lemon, garlic, and rosemary. The result is perfectly golden brown crisp skin with moist and tender meat.


Easy Roasted Whole Chicken Recipe Steps

Remove giblets and pat the bird dry. Use a spoon to gently loosen the skin.

Spread the softened butter under the skin and over the rest of the bird.

Season inside and out. Place lemon, garlic, and rosemary in the cavity.

Next, tuck the wings and tie together the legs with kitchen string.

Roast the chicken in a cast-iron skillet for at least 1 hour at 425° F.

Tent loosely with foil and rest for 15 minutes before carving and serving.

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