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Easy Roasted Chicken Recipe With Curry Seasoning

Roasted Chicken With Curry Seasoning – The BEST and ONLY oven rotisserie chicken recipe you’ll ever need. Full of flavor and simple to make.

I find that roasted chicken dinner is always easier when feeding a large family. There are so many roasted dinner recipes out there, but only a few really work and stands true to the test.

Dinner night is incredibly important to me. What I mean by that is, that’s the time I take to talk to my family and find out what went on during the day.

My family is a chicken lover family. So, chicken dinner is our opt-in for quick easy meals. Sometimes it is hard to find a good chicken dinner recipe, or a good oven roasted chicken recipe where the meat is not dry or overcooked. This curry roasted chicken recipe has been tested over and over again and stands true to the test!


Chicken meals are the easiest to prepare in my opinion. Especially for those who don’t like to cook. A good chicken meal recipe is always juicy, mouthwatering, and leave you wanting more. This simple curry recipe will do that for you.

If you are a fan of curry chicken, you will love this recipe because it includes Jamaican Curry Powder.

Since I’ve lived in the D.C. Maryland, Virginia area, also known as the DMV, I have learned to appreciate both a good Jamaican curry chicken recipe and a Chinese chicken curry recipe. A good Jamaican dish always brings me back home. A good Jamaican dish is good, but when fried plantains are included, I am in heaven! Fried plantains are a staple in Haiti, especially when they are paired with baked chicken, grilled chicken, or chicken stew.

When I am pressed for time, rotisserie chicken meals are what I also opt-in for. Furthermore, in my opinion, making rotisserie chicken at home is healthy. Plus, you can also have rotisserie chicken leftover – which means you do not have to worry about dinner for the next couple days. More to enjoy the next day and throughout the week.

Reasons why this curry roasted chicken recipe works:

There are many reasons why this curry roasted chicken recipe works. For starters, it is very easy to prepare and make. The skin crisps perfectly. Requires little basting. Extremely easy for those who love to host Sunday dinners!

When it comes to roasting, I prefer to go with a whole chicken because it takes little effort. Simply remove the giblets and wash the chicken thoroughly and season to your liking. However, in this case, we will be seasoning the bird with a curry rub which includes Jamaican Curry Powder.  And before we move forward, no it is not spicy! I used a mild powder which will make this recipe a roasted mild chicken curry recipe.

I don’t know about you, but nothing screams comfort to me than old-fashioned cooking. However, sometimes these old-fashioned cooking deserves a little twist. Instead of having regular curry chicken which normally would include thighs, breasts, wings, or legs, instead, we are “currying” the entire chicken, or whole chicken.

The next time you are at your local Sam’s Club with the urge to pick up a rotisserie chicken, fight the urge and prepare this delicious, easy, roasted curry chicken to enjoy with fresh vegetables or salads as you discuss the day’s activities with your family. That’s the feeling you’ll get once you prepare this rotisserie chicken recipe.

You can always find a good rotisserie recipe throughout the web; however, finding one that works every time is keen when you want to roast a chicken. And once you find it, you’ll get creative with leftover meals and healthy meals too.

Not to mention, this curry roasted chicken is far more satisfying to make on your own. Some of us are notorious for using the baking bags from Reynolds. I’ll put your mind at ease now and tell you there’s no need for it as the color will not come close to what you will end up with, and the skin will not be as crispy.

You may wonder about stuffing the whole chicken? No need for that as well. Simply tuck the legs in or tie the legs. Beth from Entertaining With Beth has a great blog post on Roast Chicken In A Skillet which includes a video on YouTube on how to properly tuck the legs in. Watch the video as you prepare this healthy curry recipe.

What’s included in the curry roasted chicken rub?

I know you’re probably used to seeing spiced rubs but this rub contains liquid. Below are what’s included in this homemade rotisserie style chicken.

Check out spice rub mix or dry rub for chicken or turkey from Genius Kitchen if you are not into curry seasoning or curry recipes.

Whole chicken with curry seasoning

How to season a whole chicken or the curry roasted chicken?

The method is simple.  To make the curry roasted chicken simply combine all ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Wash and pat dry the whole chicken. Place the chicken in a roasting pan lined with parchment paper. Brush to coat with the curry paste mixture. Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours or overnight. Tie the chicken legs together. Brush the chicken with the marinade again when removed from the refrigerator. Roast for 90 minutes, or until the temperature in the center of a thigh, not touching the bone, registers 185°F on an instant-read meat thermometer.

How long does it take to roast a chicken?

Typically, it is 20 minutes per pound to roast a whole chicken in the oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Although when roasting, the best temperature to use is 400 degrees; however, the rules change as it is applied to meat.

Be mindful for this recipe the whole chicken will cook for a little over 90 minutes.

The best way to roast a chicken or this curry chicken are as follow:We will start the cooking process for 10 minutes at 425°F. Afterwards, we will then roast the whole chicken at 350°F for 90 minutes. Be sure to first preheat the oven to 425°F.

Roasting the chicken by itself without any vegetables, or being stuffed, the chicken has more of an opportunity to be crispy, yet juicy, and perfectly golden.

How do you cook a full chicken in the oven?

Cooking any bird in the oven can be intimating. Especially if this is your first time. I always stick to the 350 degrees rule when I am not sure of what to do. However, as I became more comfortable, I venture off the 350 degrees rule. To properly cook a whole bird in the oven without a fuss, below are the basic steps.

  • First, preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Second, once the oven reaches the temperature above, place the chicken in a roasting pan. Season the chicken. If all fails, salt and pepper always work great.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, uncovered. Be sure to read the packaging label as it sometimes will give you the exact time to cook the bird per pound.

Juicy roasted chicken with curry seasoning, bell peppers, and grilled zucchini

Other ways to make rotisserie chicken

If you a fan of slow cooked meals, then you’ll love to know that you can also make slow cooker rotisserie chicken, oven roasted rotisserie chicken recipe, or crockpot rotisserie chicken. These options are perfect for summer dinner and summer dinner recipes.

You will always end up with a juicy chicken recipe. Some recipes may call for you to brine the chicken.

Slow cook recipes are always a great alternative as it requires no real attention.

Curry Roasted Chicken – What goes with roasted chicken?

My wonderful dear friends at Whisk It Real Gud and Helena Recipes has great healthy options when it comes to pairing this curry roasted chicken.

  • If you love coleslaw, then you absolutely have to try April’s coleslaw recipe. Her Classic Creamy Coleslaw pairs well with any dish throughout the year.
  • Beetroot Carrot Potato Salad Recipe by Helena is another must try. Perfectly blended with the potatoes and other great delicious ingredients.

In addition, here are 5 best sides for Curry Roasted Chicken

  • Spring salads are perfect with roasted chicken.
  • Beets and carrots are perfectly paired with roasted chicken.
  • Roasted or steamed broccoli
  • Roasted vegetables go well with Curry Roasted Chicken.
  • Creamy mash potatoes are often paired with the Curry Roasted Chicken.
  • Rice is often eaten with Curry Roasted Chicken.

Curry Roasted Chicken Tip:

  • While the whole chicken marinades, occasionally turn the bird to make sure it is well coated while in the fridge.
  • While cooking, continue to base a couple times.
  • Do not use a baking bag as the chicken will lose texture.

roasted chicken with curry seasoning on white plate, grilled vegetables

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If you are not in the mood for curry chicken, check out my BBQ Chicken instead which includes chutney sauce. It is great with any of the side dishes listed above, and it works well with my Cowboy Caviar.

Savory Thought: “If You Are Working On Something That You Really Care About, You Don’t Have To Be Pushed. The Vision Pulls You.” – Steve Jobs.

This post is inspired by Thrifty Foods which includes Thai chicken curry recipe.  

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Roasted Chicken With Curry Seasoning

Easy Curry Roasted Chicken Recipe that’s easy to prepare. Full of flavor and simple to make. Juicy, crispy, and easy oven roasted chicken to perfection.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Roasted Chicken, Rotisserie Chicken, Curry Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Calories 138 kcal

Ingredients

For Roasted Chicken With Curry Seasoning

  • 1 whole chicken giblets removed
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp Jamaican curry powder
  • 1 tsp ginger

Instructions

How to make Roasted Chicken With Curry Seasoning

  1. The method is simple.  Preheat the oven to 425°F.

  2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and set aside. Wash and pat dry the whole chicken. 

  3. Place the chicken in a roasting pan lined with parchment paper. Brush to coat with the curry paste mixture. Tie the chicken legs together. Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours or overnight. 

  4. Remove the chicken from the refrigerator and brush the chicken with the marinade again. 

  5. Cook the chicken for 10 minutes at 425°F. Afterwards, turn the temperature down to 350°F.  

  6. Roast the whole chicken at 350°F for 90 minutes, or until the temperature in the center of a thigh, not touching the bone, registers 185°F on an instant-read meat thermometer.

Recipe Notes

Step by step instructions with pictures

Roasted chicken curry seasoning mixture in white bowl

Combine all of the ingredients and set aside. 

Whole chicken with curry seasoning

Wash and pat dry the chicken. Apply curry seasoning mixture. 

roasted chicken with curry seasoning on white plate, grilled vegetables

Cook the chicken for 10 minutes at 425°F. Afterwards, turn the temperature down to 350°F.  Then roast the whole chicken at 350°F for 90 minutes.

Juicy roasted chicken with curry seasoning, bell peppers, and grilled zucchini

Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Chicken With Curry Seasoning
Amount Per Serving (4 g)
Calories 138 Calories from Fat 104
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 18%
Saturated Fat 2.3g 12%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 472mg 20%
Potassium 79mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 3.5g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 3%
Sugars 1.5g
Protein 6.1g 12%
Calcium 1%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Roasted Chicken With Curry Seasoning

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