Print
Total:
1 hr 50 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
10 min
Cook:
1 hr 30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 1/2-pound) chicken
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves, stems reserved
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary leaves, stems reserved
  • 2 large onions, thickly sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, peeled
  • 2 ribs celery, ends trimmed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons to 1 tablespoon truffle oil, to drizzle, optional

Directions

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Rinse the chicken well inside and out with water and pat dry with paper towels. Rub the chicken all over with the olive oil and season inside and out with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the thyme and rosemary all over the chicken and place the reserved stems inside the chicken cavity. Arrange the onion slices, carrots, celery and bay leaf in the bottom of a small roasting pan in such a way as to make a bed for the chicken to lie on. Place the chicken on the bed of vegetables, breast side up, and roast in the oven until the skin is golden brown, 30 to 45 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 375 degrees F and continue to roast until the chicken is cooked through and the juices run clear, 30 to 45 minutes longer.

Remove the chicken from the oven and set aside to rest for 10 minutes before carving.

When ready to serve the chicken, carve into 8 pieces and serve, drizzled with truffle oil to taste. Garnish with fresh herb sprigs.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Justine's Mom's Fried Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Russell Simmons

Roasted Chicken

English Roast Chicken

Roasted Chicken Purses

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Spit Roasted Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Chris Fischer

Portuguese Roasted Chicken

Recipe courtesy of Romados

On TV

The Grill Iron

7:30am | 6:30c

The Grill Iron

8:30am | 7:30c

The Grill Iron

9:30am | 8:30c

Top 5 Restaurants

10:30am | 9:30c

Guilty Pleasures

11:30am | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cake Hunters

4:30pm | 3:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Cupcake Wars

11pm | 10c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here