I had gotten a roasting pan for Thanksgiving and I have never roasted things in a roasting pan. I just always baked, broiled or did the crock pot. I tested it out and I have to say I’M IN LOVE! The meat comes out so tender. I’m trying new things with it too.
Today I did a whole organic chicken from Trader Joes it was only $5 and it fed my family of three with left overs. Anyways, I did a dry rub under the skin. I added some sea salt, fresh ground pepper, smoked paprika, cumin and granulated garlic in a tupperware and shook it up really good. I separated the skin from the chicken (after rinsing with water and patting it dry) and rubbed the spices all over the chicken. My chicken was 4lbs so I cooked it at 350 for an hour and a half. (Be sure when roasting to use a meat thermometer, it should read 165 degrees for poultry)
We had this with some Roasted Root Veggies for dinner tonight and it was very satisfying! What a way to start off the new year! Cheers to you and your families!