Roasted Chicken


  • 3 whole chickens, about 4 pounds each
  • 2 whole lemons, quartered
  • 3 small onions, quartered
  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F Clean inside of chickens and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Loosely stuff lemon quarters and onion into the cavity of each chicken. Tie chicken legs together with twine.
  3. Place chickens in roasting pan. Rub butter on skin of chicken then season with salt and pepper.
  4. Roast chickens for about 1 ¼ hours basting the chicken occasionally with pan juices.