Easy Roast Chicken

Create your own convenience products with this hands-off recipe for roasting two chickens at once.


Double Roasted Chicken
Planning ahead for leftovers is one of the smartest ways we know to save time and money. You’re actually creating your own home-cooked convenience products. Here, Test Kitchens Professional Marian Cooper Cairns shares her hands-off recipe for roasting two chickens at once. She sometimes places lemon slices and fresh herbs under the skin and inside the cavity for additional flavor, but the taste is just as wonderful without. Feel free to substitute your favorite seasoning blend for the salt and pepper.

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Stovetop Chicken
Test Kitchens Professional Angela Sellers prefers to cook her chicken on the stovetop. Seared to a golden brown, then simmered with a small amount of liquid in a Dutch oven, the meat is extra juicy and fork-tender, making it perfect for chicken salad, pot pies, and dumplings―plus you get the added bonus of a delicious broth for soup.


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