Total Time: 1hr 15 minPrep: 1hrCook: 15 minYield: 4Level: easy
Preheat your oven to 450 degrees before starting to prepare the chicken.
Place the whole chicken into a medium sized baking pan.
Rub the entire bird with the extra virgin coconut oil.
In a small bowl combine the salt, pepper, oregano, basil, and paprika, then sprinkle evenly over chicken.
In the preheated oven bake the chicken for 20 minutes.
Lower the oven to 400 degrees.
Continue baking for 40-50 minutes, or until golden brown and juices run clear.
If your chicken looks like it is browning too quickly, Lay a sheet of tin foil over the top loosely and it will slow down the browning for you.
Let the chicken rest in it’s juices for at least 10 minutes before carving and serving. (This let’s the bird reabsorb some of the juices and helps to make it even more moist.).
This recipe does not contain many non-starchy vegetables. To maximize your results, it is highly recommended that you eat at least three servings of non-starchy vegetables via a SANE side dish or green smoothie along with this main dish.