Dry Brine Roast Chicken
This simple dry brine technique results in juicy and flavorful chicken with a crispy skin.
Dry Brine Instructions
Place the chicken in a baking dish and sprinkle with salt.
Set uncovered in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours.
Preheat oven to 400.
Place the chicken on a rack in a roasting or baking pan.
Roast for approximately 1 hour, or until internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees in its meatiest part.
Let rest for 15 minutes before carving and serving.
When brining the chicken, you want to use approximately 1 tbsp of salt for every 4 lbs of chicken. If you have an 8 lb chicken, use 2 tbsp. If you've got a 6 lb chicken, use 1.5 tbsp.
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