Bavarian Style Roasted Chicken

Bavarian Style Roasted Chicken

Option 1Roast Chicken

1 Fryer chicken

3 tsp salt

1 ½ tsp white pepper

4 tbsp soft butter

1 bunch fresh parsley with stems

Option 2

1 fryer chicken

1 TBSP paprika

Same salt and pepper mixture as option 1

¼ cup milk

Juice of 1 lemon

1 bunch fresh parsley with stems

Paint the chick with this marinade and roast as desired below.

  1. If cooking in an oven – preheat to 400.  Otherwise, prepare BBQ or rotisserie for cooking ahead of time.


  1. Combine salt and pepper and rub it all over chicken.  Inside and out.  Lift the skin and work some between the skin and the meat.


  1. Take butter and smear it all over the chicken, under the skin and inside the cavity.


  1. Stuff the bunch of parsley inside the cavity


  1. Close the cavity, secure with strong toothpick.  Fold wings and tie back legs with butchers twine.


  1. Place on roasting tray.  If cooking in oven, roast for 15 minutes at 400 and then turn oven down to 350 for an additional 1 hour and 15 minutes.   Check for doneness.  Depending on the size of chicken it could take a little longer.


  1. Remove from oven and allow chicken to rest.