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How to Make Foolproof Roast Chicken

Cooking Light Logo Cooking Light | Slide 1 of 5: Classic roast chicken recipes call for steady heat throughout, or start high and then reduce the heat, but our clever technique guarantees your tastiest bird yet. Roasting the bird at a lower temperature first allows it to brown beautifully, then finishing at a higher temperature speeds up the cooking. Our low-high approach yields an evenly-cooked, super moist bird with perfectly crispy skin. Below, we walk you through key steps in our Classic Roast Chicken recipe to ensure success.  View Recipe: Classic Roast Chicken

How to Make Foolproof Roast Chicken

Classic roast chicken recipes call for steady heat throughout, or start high and then reduce the heat, but our clever technique guarantees your tastiest bird yet. Roasting the bird at a lower temperature first allows it to brown beautifully, then finishing at a higher temperature speeds up the cooking. Our low-high approach yields an evenly-cooked, super moist bird with perfectly crispy skin. Below, we walk you through key steps in our Classic Roast Chicken recipe to ensure success.

View Recipe: Classic Roast Chicken

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