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Roasted chicken on a bottle/can.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Marinate for: 3 hours
Servings: 6
Calories: 586.2kcal
Author: Amira
A tasty way to roast chicken in the oven. Tender chicken with crispy golden skin is all what you need for an amazing weeknight dinner.
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  • 1 Whole chicken.

For the marinade

  • 2 teaspoon salt.
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper.
  • 2 teaspoons sumac.
  • 2 garlic cloves.
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom.
  • 2 Tablespoon olive oil.

Brushing sauce

  • Juice of one lime.
  • 1 Tablespoon Paprika.
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil.


  • First mix the ingredients of the marinade and rub the whole chicken inside out.
  • Marinade in the fridge for 3 hours minimum.
  • Fill a glass bottle with water, place the bottle in an oven dish and pour about 2 cups of water in the dish.
  • Place the chicken on top of the bottle leg side down and put in a 500F pre-heated oven for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350F, cover the chicken with foil and leave it there until almost done, about one hour.
  • Unwrap the chicken brush with the sauce, then back into the oven for another 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve hot with your choice of side dish.


Please check the nutrition disclaimer policy.
Vitamins are in percentage value. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Calories: 586.2kcal | Carbohydrates: 1.1g | Protein: 94.1g | Fat: 20.3g | Saturated Fat: 4.4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6.7g | Sodium: 320.3mg | Potassium: 46.2mg | Fiber: 0.5g | Sugar: 0.3g | Vitamin A: 12.1IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 0.6mg | Iron: 1.7mg

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