Rosemary Garlic Chicken

Rosemary Garlic Chicken

Prep Time12 hours
Cook Time2 hours
Servings: 5


  • 1 whole Chicken
  • Rosemary garlic seasoning this can be purchased at Sam’s
  • 2 Sticks of butter
  • 2 Sweet onions
  • Olive oil
  • A few strips of bacon
  • Zip bag
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Wash the chicken and pat dry.
  • Liberally sprinkle the rosemary garlic seasoning to cover the entire chicken.
  • Place in the zip bag and put in the fridge over night.
  • The next day, preheat the grill to 350ºF.
  • Slice the onions into rounds about 1/4 in.
  • Place in a roaster pan or tin pan and drizzle with olive oil and salt and pepper.
  • Place the chicken on top of the onions.
  • Place a stick of butter into the cavity of the chicken.
  • Take another stick of butter and break it up around the chicken.
  • Cover with aluminum foil and cook for about 2 hrs.
  • Note: the size of the chicken will vary the cooking time. The chicken is fully cooked, when the internal temperature is 165ºF.
  • While the chicken is cooking, cook the bacon until crispy and set a side.
  • During the last 20 minutes remove the foil so the chicken gets some color.
  • Once the chicken is fully cooked, slice or strip the chicken.
  • Add the onions from the pan, crumble the bacon over the chicken and drizzle with the drippings from the chicken.
  • Note: You can also use the drippings to make gravy.
  • Serve with wild rice, mashed potatoes or steamed vegetables.