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Emergency Roast Chicken Whole30 Paleo Primal Gourmet Easy Recipe

Emergency Roast Chicken - Paleo, Whole30

Emergency Roast Chicken is easy, quick, delicious and comes out perfect every single time. Try serving it with some of my famous Salsa Verde.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs 45 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • 1 3-3.5 lbs organic free-range chicken
  • 1 tbsp roughly chopped fresh rosemary
  • kosher salt
  • freshly-cracked black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 425F.
  • Rinse and pat chicken dry. Half-spatchcock the bird, leaving one side of the backbone intact. Season both sides with salt, pepper, and fresh rosemary. Lay chicken breast-side-up in a parchment-paper-lined roasting tray.
  • Roast for 40-45min or until thickest part of the breast registers 165F on an instant read meat thermometer.
  • Baste bird with rendered juices. Switch oven to max broil and cook an additional 5-6 minutes or until skin is crispy.
  • Transfer Emergency Roast Chicken to carving board, let rest 5-10min before carving. Serve with Uncle Ronny's Salsa Verde (see recipe here).
Keyword easy roast chicken, Emergency Roast Chicken, Whole30 Roast Chicken