Oven Baked Chicken Recipe – simple roasted chicken

An oven baked chicken using this simple roast method will create wonders for any party. This oven baked chicken is a no mess method, retains the juices. Add to it, no fuss of grinding masalas just butter salt lemon juice and herbs. That’s all you need to make a finger licking roast. Chicken with skin on is my favorite version to retain a crispy skin and a juicy roast. I have an article on the how to cook the perfect chicken that you’d like to see for further read for better instructions.

Ingredients for Oven baked chicken

Chicken 800 gms
Cut into four pieces
Wash it clean
Pat dry with a kitchen towel
Add salt two tsp lemon juice half of Gondhoraj lebu
And rub the chicken well
With a cling flim cover the chicken and let it marinate for two hours

Cooking instructions 

Place the marinated chicken along with its juices
Add red chilli flakes
Fresh black pepper powder
Dried thyme
If you have fresh even better
Rosemary
And sage
And 50 gms butter be generous
Place the tray in the oven and bake at 190 c for first 15 mins
Turn the chicken brush with butter and bake for another 8 mins

Insert a probe and it should  reads 75 degrees Celsius on the thickest meat. It isn’t ready, if is around 70, let it stay back in the oven for another 5 minutes.
Let it sit and cool.down down. Rub some butter again on this fresh out of the oven baked chicken

You can make any fresh salad with a nice vinaigrette sauce & serve.

I used fresh tomatoes carrots lemon juice salt chilli for serving.

Note: A mild sauce can be used top it, sue the remaining juices of the oven tray onto the sauce to give it a rich flavor.  A brown sauce with mushrooms is a great accompaniment. You can add some brown sugar to bring in a deep brown color to the chicken. Either ways try and enjoy this oven baked chicken recipe & let us know!

 

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