This recipe for Whole Cajun Roast Chicken makes a delicious and flavorful chicken that your whole family will love. And it's just as good as anything you'd buy in the store.

Cajun Roast Chicken


5 servings



Prep time

10 minutes

Cook time

brining 8 hours bake 45 minutes

To make the Cajun brine, pour all of the brining ingredients into 1 cup of warm water. Stir until dissolved.

Clean the chicken and remove and discard the innards. Place the chicken into a large bowl. Cover the chicken with the brine.

Cover the bowl and place it in the refrigerator. Allow the chicken to brine for 8-12 hours.

Combine all the rub ingredients and mix well.

Place the chicken on a rack in a roasting pan. Combine softened butter with the Cajun rub and rub it all over the chicken.

Roast the chicken at 425° F for 20 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350° F for an additional 20 minutes per pound. Bake the chicken until it reaches an internal temperature of 165° F at the thighs.

Remove the chicken from the oven and cover the pan loosely with foil for 10-15 minutes to allow the juices to distribute throughout the meat.

Your family will love this  moist and delicious whole roast chicken with Cajun spices.

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