Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe

Butter roasted chicken recipe using simple ingredients cooked to perfection for family members to share. This recipe is easy to follow, quick, and delicious.

Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe
Baked Special Occasion Chicken

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour and 20 minutes

Chicken is a very common type of poultry in culinary world. Second to pork, chicken is the second most consumed meat in the world. Considering its protein richness, there are multiple recipes that you can make out of chicken, this whole roasted chicken recipe being one. This recipe uses a whole chicken which you can buy from your local market.

Nowadays, the access to getting the whole roasted chicken has been made easier. When you make a quick grocery trip, you can buy a cooked chicken already. But skip that part and try making your own homemade whole roasted chicken with the help of this recipe. Not only will it give you a delicious and tender chicken to share with family, but it is also economical and a lot better since you know exactly what ingredients are being used to prepare the dish.

Kitchen Utensils You Will Need in Making Whole Roasted Chicken

  • oven
  • kitchen thermometer to check internal temperature of the chicken
  • roaster pan
  • turn-spit to hold the chicken
  • cooking twine to tie the chicken to the turn spit, preventing it to fall apart while cooking


  • 1 Whole Chicken
  • 2 tsp of Salt
  • 1/2 stick of butter
  • 1 tsp of Black Pepper (Freshly ground)


  1. Wash whole chicken and pull any remaining quills.

  2. Soften 1/2 stick of butter and coat the entire chicken.

  3. Sprinkle salt liberally on the outside of the chicken.

  4. Sprinkle pepper over the chicken.

  5. Place the chicken in a roaster pan or on a turn-spit and place in the preheated oven at 350 F or 175 C and cook for 1 hour 15 minutes.

  6. Check chicken with a meat thermometer the internal temperature should be at least 165F.


    Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe