Roasted Chicken, Savory, Delicious Recipe – Kid Friendly

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How To Make Savory Roasted Chicken

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In this video cooking lesson, Chef Sydney walks you through how to make a savory and delicious whole roasted chicken using a Dutch oven. 


  • 1 whole chicken (about 5 lb)
  • 1/4 cup of salt
  • 1/3 cup of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon of mustard
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme


  1. First prepare the rub mixture. In a bowl combine all ingredients (salt, olive oil, smoked paprika, mustard, thyme)
  2. With a spoon put some rub between the skin and the meat and rub the rest of the mix all over the chicken
  3. Tie the legs of the chicken with cooking string to make sure it cooks evenly
  4. Place the chicken in a Dutch oven and in then in the pre-heated oven. Cook for about 2.5 hours at 295 F.


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Roasted Chicken Nutritional Highlights

(The Stuff That Fuels Your Body!)


  • Like other types of poultry, chicken is high in protein, which helps our bodies build muscle. 

Olive Oil 

  • Considered a "healthy fat," olive oil contains antioxidants, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K.
  • These are known to help promote a healthy heart and brain.

Smoked Paprika

  • One tablespoon of smoked paprika contains almost 20% of the daily recommended value of Vitamin A, which is great for supporting growth and maintaining healthy eyesight!

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