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Simple Roasted Chicken

Course Main Dish
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 3 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Marissa


  • 4 chicken pieces
  • extra light olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Place chicken in a baking dish or roasting pan. Using your hands, rub the chicken all over with a little bit of the olive oil.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and bake in the oven for one hour. Remove the foil and continue to cook for another hour or until the chicken is cooked through.