A Delicious and Simple Oven Roasted Rosemary Chicken easy fast way to bake a whole chicken
Preheat oven to 190C/ 375F
Line a rimmed sheet pan with either aluminum foil or parchment baking paper.
Place the chicken breast side up on the baking sheet
Chop 2-3 tablespoons of fresh rosemary
Chop the butter into pieces
Chop or crush the garlic cloves
Mix the rosemary, butter, garlic, sea salt and fresh ground pepper (to taste)
Add the rosemary butter mixture under the breast skin of the chicken, being careful not to rip the skin.
Stuff the cavity of the chicken with sprigs of fresh rosemary
If you want to truss the legs, with a piece of kitchen string, tie the legs together tightly across the body of the chicken
Generously sprinkle sea salt, fresh ground pepper and some chopped rosemary on the chicken
Bake for approximately 15 minutes per pound, instant read thermometer 165 degrees