Homemade Rotisserie Chicken


(In other guides eat breast only)

  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoons paprika
  • ½  teaspoons onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon dried thyme
  • ½  teaspoon white pepper
  • ¼  teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼  teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼  teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 1 (4 pound) whole chicken


Step 1

In a small bowl, mix together salt, paprika, onion powder, thyme, white pepper, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and garlic powder. Remove and discard giblets from chicken. Rinse chicken cavity, and pat dry with paper towel. Rub chicken inside and out with spice mixture. Place ½ onion into the cavity of each chicken. Place chicken in a resealable bag or double wrap with plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight, or at least 4 to 6 hours.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

Step 3

Place chicken in a roasting pan. Bake uncovered for 4 hours, or to a minimum internal temperature of 180 degrees F (85 degrees C). Let the chicken stand for 10 minutes before carving.

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