Juicy, tender roast chicken is hard to perfect, but once you have that one recipe that just works, it's a great, filling meal attractive enough even for special occasions! These fool-proof recipes are just what you need to get succulent, moist roast chicken that everyone in the family will adore. Try one tonight, or save it for a day when you want everyone in the house smiling, warm, and happy.

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Easy Roast Chicken with Asparagus and Leeks from Serious Eats

Easy Roast Chicken with Asparagus and Leeks

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Five Spice Roasted Chicken from Chow

Five Spice Roasted Chicken

Sunday Night Roast Chicken from Once Upon a Chef

Sunday Night Roast Chicken

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Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken from Leite's Culinaria

Wheat Beer Roasted Chicken

Smoked Paprika Roasted Chicken from Simply Recipes

Smoked Paprika Roasted Chicken

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Roast Chicken with Rosemary-Garlic Paste from Epicurious

Roast Chicken with Rosemary-Garlic Paste

Honey Herb Roasted Chicken from The Shiksa in the Kitchen

Honey Herb Roasted ChickenSpatchcocked and Braise-Roasted Chicken

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Roast Chicken with Lemon and Thyme from My Recipes

Roast Chicken with Lemon and Thyme

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Roast Chicken for Two, um, Four from Leite's Culinaria

Roast Chicken for Two, um, Four