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.

Oven Baked Chicken

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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Polly Bora

A teacher by profession and a foodie with a penchant for posting recipes every day. She loves sharing her food like your mummy feeds you!