Dutch oven roast chicken is a truly showcase recipe that will delight friends and family.
A dutch oven reduces the amount of time needed for roasting and it keeps your bird moist and delicious. Do not miss these delicious dutch oven roast chicken recipes!
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How To Cook a Whole Chicken Dinner in a Dutch Oven
The gang at The Kitchn have a great introductory post about how to cook a whole chicken in a Dutch Oven. It covers all the basics and will get you up to speed quickly if you’ve never cooked a whole chicken in a Dutch Oven.
Here are our five favorite dutch oven roast chicken recipes in no particular order. Let us know which is YOUR favorite!
Garlic Herb Butter Roasted Chicken In a Dutch Oven
This recipe from Carmy – a Toronto-Based Food Blogger – is a nice healthy recipe that is delicious. The kids love this recipe with it’s buttery goodness roasted in and a perfect blend of herbs.
Carmy Says: “Crispy skin, delicious flavour, and oh so moist, this Garlic Herb Butter Roasted Chicken in a Dutch Oven is going to have you drooling!“
Dutch Oven Roast Chicken With Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary
This recipe from Elizabeth at Bowl of Delicious is our absolute favorite Dutch Oven Roast Chicken recipe. The lemon, garlic and rosemary blend together into an over-the-top rich deliciousness that can’t be beat!
Elizabeth says: “This easy Whole Roast Chicken Recipe is cooked to crispy-skin perfection in a Dutch Oven with Lemon, Garlic, and Rosemary Butter slathered on every bite! Add potatoes to the bottom of the pan and you’ve got yourself a complete, one-pot meal.“
Dutch Oven Whole Roast Chicken
Here’s a nice variation on roast chicken made in a Dutch Oven from Justine at The Typical Mom. You can’t go wrong with this recipe. Roasting chicken in a Dutch Oven is a real game-changer and you’ll love this recipe! My husband asks for it regularly.
Justine says: “This is how to make a dutch oven whole chicken! It’s super easy and flavorful using this method. Tender oven baked whole chicken inside a cast iron pot is the only way to go for me now! You’ll never go back after you’ve tried this and other dutch oven recipes.“
Dutch Oven Roast Chicken Simplified & Healthy
Here’s a really nice recipe we’ve tried a few times and always love. It’s from Sonia over at The Healthy Foodie. It’s so juicy and tender even the pickiest eaters will love it.
Sonia says: “… Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken… most assuredly is the juiciest, moistest, tastiest, deliciousest chicken I have eaten my entire life. And it’s sooooo super easy to make, too!“
Dutch Oven Roasted Chicken and Vegetables
This delicious recipe from Krissy at Self-Proclaimed Foodie is real winner. We’ve made it multiple times and it’s perfectly delicious every time. A great cold-weather meal that will be gobbled up by a table full of hungry teenagers. We usually serve it up on the weekend to the kids and their friends after a long day at the skating rink or tobogganing.
Krissy says: “This is the absolute best recipe for a whole roasted chicken and vegetables, and with a little prep work, it’s an easy one pot dinner!“
For additional Dutch Oven recipes check out our popular post 5 Classic Dutch Oven Recipes Your Family Will Love.