Juicy Roasted Chicken
- 1 French Whole Chicken
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 tablespoon onion powder
- 1/2 cup margarine, divided
- 1 stalk celery, leaves removed
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degree C).
Step 2: Place the chicken in a roasting pan, and season generously inside and out with salt and pepper.
Step 3: Sprinkle inside and out with onion powder. Place 3 tablespoons margarine in the chicken cavity. Arrange dollops of the remaining margarine around chickens exterior. Cut the celery into 3 or 4 pieces, and place in the chicken cavity.
Step 4: Bake uncovered 1 hour and 15 minutes in the preheated oven, to minimum internal temperature of 180 degrees F (82 degrees C).
Step 5: Remove from heat, and baste with melted margarine and drippings. Cover with aluminium foil, and allow to rest about 30 minutes before serving.