Whole Roast Chicken Recipe | PLUS my Go-To Weeknight Salad

Learn how to make a whole roasted chicken in a cast iron skillet PLUS my go-to weeknight salad. This combo makes a simple + healthy dinner any night of the week.
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2 sweet potatoes, cut into bite sized chunks
1 tablespoon avocado oil
4-5 pound roasting chicken
1 lemon
Kosher salt and pepper

Pre heat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.

Place sweet potatoes in cast iron skillet, season with salt pepper and one teaspoon avocado oil. Toss everything together.

Prep the chicken by removing all giblets (if your chicken had them), remove any excess feathers and then pat the chicken as dry as possible. The drier the chicken is, the crispier the skin will be.

Generously season the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper and then place the lemon inside.

Drizzle the outside of the chicken with avocado oil and then generously season with salt and pepper.

Place chicken on top of the potatoes and pop in the oven for 1 hour and 30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees fahrenheit.

Serve and enjoy!

2 romaine hearts, choppes
2 carrots, peeled + chopped
1 small cucumber, chopped
big handful chopped red cabbage
handful of cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

Place all ingredients in a large bowl and drizzle with salad dressing (recipe to follow).

2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
fat pinch of salt and pepper
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar

Whisk all ingredients together in a spouted cup or a mason jar and drizzle over your salad. Enjoy!

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  1. Hi Dani, I made this dinner tonight. I used coconut oil instead of avocado oil and stuffed 1/2 orange and fresh rosemary into the chicken. It was The Best Chicken I have ever made!!!!! The potatoes were sweet, and flakey. Thank you for all your inspiration and amazing recipes. I appreciate all that you do!!!

  2. This looks so good and crispy!! Do you mind telling me what kind of garlic press you use? Every time I buy one, it doesnt press the garlic or it is too hard to press. Thanks!

  3. I Just love your channel because you cook healthy meals for the whole family, while some People teach recipies that would never suit the family!! Thank you so much!

  4. Hi Dani! I love your recipes… I was wondering if you had used/heard of black bean spaghetti? I would love to see some recipes/videos for some ideas on what you do with this ingredient!

  5. This is Lori Bach. I appreciate all of your tips! I don’t own a cast iron skillet and offer another substitute for those not having one either. I cook my chicken, as well as a whole turkey, in a brown paper shopping bag in a 9×13 glass baking dish on a wire rack. I haven’t tried cooking sweet potatoes in it however but look forward to experimenting!

  6. Dani, please let me know the name of your chopping board. looks perfect!
    definite perfect recipe for someone like me

  7. I love Clean & Delicious….free of negative commentary. Folks, let’s save that stuff for “other” youtube videos…Let’s keep Dani’s Clean & Delicious “Free of Negativity.” We must be able to find a venue that doesn’t harm our senses. Let’s have fun, and not bring the world’s issues into play here. Stick with the chicken! Salt? Pepper? Thanks, Dani. I’m sorry for negative commentary. Like TV watching, if we don’t like the message, then we switch the channel. Simple as that. We love your sweet spirit. Love your chicken!!!! xoxoB

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