45 Ways to Roast Chicken (All Become Dinner)

March  6, 2017

Roast chicken, the stalwart of dinner. The weeknight warrior. The shape-shifting, dinner-to-lunch Lego.

You may be the kind of person whose by-heart method never fails you—great for you. Or you may have met an overdone breast or undercooked leg or two (we can't all be Ina). In either case, building and then diversifying your roast chicken repertoire is a savvy move: More dinners, more lunches, more homemade chicken stock.

Here are 45 really good roast chicken recipes to choose from:

whole birds

dark meat

white meat

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