Easy and with almost zero prep, 4-Ingredient Roast Chicken Dinner. Fail-proof juicy whole roast chicken recipe that lets the oven do all the work! And, it's a one pot meal!
Preheat oven to 450° F.
Toss potatoes with olive oil in a baking dish. Place chicken on top and season the potatoes lightly with salt and season chicken with remaining salt and pepper. Bake for approximately 90 minutes*, or until the internal temperature of the thickest part of the chicken thigh (without hitting the bone) of 165° F.
Approximately 8 minutes before chicken finishes cooking add asparagus to pan.
Allow chicken to rest for 5-10 minutes before carving.
* the size of the chicken will determine the cooking length. the chicken in the pictures was approximately 5 pounds and took 1.5 hours to cook.