Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 1 hour 20 minutes
1 (3-4 pound) whole chicken
Heat the oven to 400°F. Place chicken on a resting rack fitted with a tray underneath. Season generously with salt. Roast the chicken until golden brown and a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of the chicken reaches 165°F, about 1 hour. Transfer to a cutting board and rest 10 minutes before carving.
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