Recipe by Chelsea
"This chicken is smothered in traditional herbs and spices, then covered in thick cut bacon and roasted to crispy, juicy, beautiful perfection! My boyfriend's family and I absolutely loved this chicken and we all have very different tastes. Finished with gravy this is a chicken your whole family will rave about!"
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1 1/2 tablespoons
1 1/2 tablespoons
ground black pepper
unsalted butter, softened
1 (4 pound)
whole chicken, rinsed and patted dry
slices of thick-cut bacon
This is an amazing chicken roast!! I'd never made one because I never thought I'd be able to make one as good as the one you can find at the store, but I was waaaay wrong. This chicken was hands down the most delicious and moist chicken we've ever had. My husband is still raving about how good it was two hours after having eaten it. I cannot wait to chop up the leftovers for super awesome salad for lunch. This is a phenomenal recipe! Thank you so much!!
I was very disappointed with this meal :( The bacon came out brown and desiccated around the edges and pink in the middle. Also, the skin on the chicken was soggy...not crisp the way I like it.
This was delicious! The only thing I will do differently next time is to add the bacon halfway through the cooking process, I don't like mine really crispy.
This made a beautifully browned chicken. It was super moist. I had to cook it a little longer than directed. I have mixed feelings about the spice mixture and I'm having a hard time deciding why. I wasn't overly fond of the taste. It was o.k. but not OMG I can't get enough of this. I am not sure if it is too much brown sugar or too much thyme. I definetly love the technique. I will just have to play with the spices next time for my taste.
delicious! I didn't have enough bacon and it was still absolutely fantastic. I think I like that the bird I used was a bit smaller, making the coating thicker. I will definitely be making this incredibly inexpensive and tasty dish again.
Excellent. Had to cook it about 30 mins nore, but well worth it!
Tried this recipe earlier today and had the chicken for dinner.Very moist and full of flavour. All my family enjoyed it. I have added this one to my recipe box and will be trying again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Chelsea's Bacon Roast Chicken
Serving Size: 1/5 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 5
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 373
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