We have already shared with you our Simple Sweet Pineapple Whole Chicken Recipe and you seem to love that one. I decided it was time to share another simple whole chicken recipe. This one is our Italian Style version!

Simple Whole Chicken Recipe: Italian Style

This simple whole chicken recipe Italian Style is sure to be a hit with the family. It's full of flavor and melts in your mouth with deliciousness.

Ingredients Needed

Whole Chicken


Three sticks of butter



Zesty Italian Dressing

Aluminum foil

How to Make It

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Take the insides out of the chicken. Clean the chicken.

Then take a big spoonful of Mayonaise and cover the chicken inside and outside with it.

Then add salt and pepper to it per your liking.

Then stuff the inside with the two butter sticks.

Break the third one in half and put it half of it on behind each leg.

Then pour your Zesty Italian dressing on top of it.

Then cover it with aluminum foil.

Baste it after an hour and a half of cooking. Then baste it every 45 minutes until done.

It should take about 5 to 6 hours to cook depending on your stove.

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I hope you like taking advantage of these recipes. I may not be a food blogger, but I do feel that these recipes are simple enough to make and your family will appreciate them all the same.


What is the simple whole chicken recipe that you use for your home?