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Roasted Chicken Recipes

A Variety of Whole Roasted Chicken Recipes

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A roasted chicken makes a fabulous meal, whether it's a Sunday dinner or n everyday weeknight meal. Or, roast a chicken and use it to make sandwiches or a casserole. Here are some of my favorite roast chicken recipes, including herb roasted chicken, roasted game hens, and more.

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1. Iron Skillet Roasted Chicken

Skillet Roasted Chicken
Diana Rattray

 This tender, juicy chicken is seasoned and roasted to perfection in an everyday cast iron skillet. This chicken takes just minutes to prepare, and cooks in under an hour.

2. Herbed Roasted Chicken

Herbed Roast Chicken
Diana Rattray

 This roasted chicken is flavored with a little lemon and butter, along with a combination of fresh and dried herbs. 

3. Tarragon and Chive Roasted Chicken

Tarragon and Chive Roasted Chicken
Tarragon and Chive Roasted Chicken Image © Diana Rattray
Fresh herbs and butter help to flavor and moisten this delicious roasted chicken.

4. Quick Pesto Roasted Chicken

Quick Pesto Roasted Chicken
Pesto Roasted Chicken Image © Diana Rattray
This is a quick and flavorful roasted chicken to prepare for any meal. Prepared pesto makes it easy and tasty.

5. Cornish Hens With Cilantro Butter

Cornish Hens With Cilantro Butter
Cornish Hens Image © Diana Rattray
A simple mixture of cilantro, lime, and butter makes these game hens moist, attractive, and super tasty.

6. Roasted Chicken With Curry Rub

Roasted Chicken With Curry Rub
Roasted Chicken Image © Diana Rattray
This chicken is flavored with a delicious spiced rub and glazed with a simple, lightly sweetened blend of mustard and preserves.

7. Roast Chicken With Bacon and Sage

Roast Chicken With Bacon and Sage
Roast Chicken With Bacon Image © Diana Rattray
A mixture of bacon and sage, along with a little garlic, flavor this delicious roast chicken.

8. Cornish Game Hens With Pesto

Cornish Game Hens With Pesto
Cornish Game Hens Image © Diana Rattray
These delicious Cornish game hens make a tasty and easy everyday meal, or serve them for a weekend dinner. Serve these hens with rice and a side vegetable or tossed salad.

9. Roast Chicken With Citrus-Cilantro Butter

Roast Chicken With Citrus-Cilantro Butter
Roast Chicken Image © Diana Rattray
Cilantro and citrus help to flavor this delicious roast chicken. Serve this chicken with mashed potatoes and your favorite vegetables for a perfect family dinner.

10. Herb and Garlic Game Hens

Herb and Garlic Game Hens
Herb and Garlic Hens Image © Diana Rattray
Whole basil leaves, butter, and herbs tucked under the skin of these Cornish game hens make them delicious and colorful.

11. Roast Chicken With Easy Pear Glaze

Roast Chicken With Easy Pear Glaze
Glazed Roast Chicken Image © Diana Rattray
Pear preserves and a little wine or juice make this glazed chicken easy and delicious.

12. Roast Chicken With Orange Mustard Glaze

Roast Chicken With Orange Mustard Glaze
Roast Chicken Image © Diana Rattray
Serve this tasty roast chicken with rice and your favorite steamed veggies for a delicious family dinner.

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