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Roasting Chicken in Rock Salt

Rock Salt roasted chicken is easy, and a sure way to get a tender, crispy bird.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 small chicken
  • 1 box of rock salt 4 pound box
  • 2 small organic lemons
  • fresh herbs


  • Rinse and pat chicken dry. Make sure to clean cavity.
  • Stuff chicken with two organic lemons you have pierced with a fork.
  • Heat oven to 450
  • When oven is ready, place chicken and rock salt in a cast iron pan or baking pan.
  • I put some salt underneath the chicken too.
  • Bake for 50-70 minutes depending on size of chicken so that internal temperature is 165.