Famous Dave's Country Roast Chicken

Roast Chicken Seasoning Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup paprika
  • 1/2 cup lemon pepper
  • 1/2 cup Mrs. Dash original blend


Mix all ingredients. Store in a covered container.

Roast Chicken Ingredients:

  • 1 (6 lbs) roasting chicken
  • 2 (16 oz.) bottles Italian dressing
  • 1 (8 oz.) bottle lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup Roast Chicken Seasoning


Place the chicken in a 2-gallon sealable plastic bag. Pour a mixture of the Italian dressing and lemon juice over chicken, turning to coat. Marinate in refrigerator for 3 hours, turning every 30 minutes.

Remove chicken from bag and drain. Season generously with 1/3 cup Roast Chicken Seasoning. Preheat the oven to 375° F. Arrange chicken on a rack in a baking pan. Tent loosely with foil. Bake 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until a meat thermometer registers 170 to 180°s; F, removing the tent 20 minutes before the end of baking process. Let stand for 10 minutes before carving.

Makes 6 to 8

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