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Roast Chicken with Herbed Salt

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 45 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 roasting chicken, about 5 pounds (2.5 kg)
  • 2 tbsp (30 g) herbed salt
  • 3 cloves large garlic
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Truss the chicken and rub it inside and out with the herbed salt.
  • Tuck the cloves of garlic and sprigs of rosemary and thyme inside the chicken.
  • Place the chicken on a rack and toast until golden brown, about 1½ hours.
  • Remove from the oven and let stand at room temperature at least 15 minutes before disjointing or carving.
  • Serve with pan juices.