Roasted Porcini Chicken | Easy Recipe

The most perfectly flavored, juicy and tender roasted chicken.
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One of the easiest recipes to make is roasted chicken. We eat chicken several times per week and there is always a day for roasting. This porcini recipe is so brilliantly flavored and is easy to pull together. A little bit of dried porcini, ground into a powder complimented the fresh sage, thyme and garlic. What I like about this roast is that there is no overnight marinating required. A couple of hours in the fridge after seasoning coupled with a slow roast is the perfect combination that brings out the mouthwatering flavors. It’s also juicy and tender. I like to serve with simple roasted or sautéed vegetables. I hope you will try this recipe and enjoy it as much as we do. Happy Cooking!

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Roasted Porcini Chicken | Easy Recipe

An easy and perfectly roasted chicken highlighted by the amazing flavor of porcini mushrooms.

Course Dinner, Entree, Gluten-free, Lunch
Cuisine American, Baked, Chicken, Easy
Keyword Baked Chicken Recipes, best marinade for chicken, Best seasoning for chicken, Chicken Marinade, easy chicken recipes, Gluten Free Recipes, Holiday recipes, How to make a perfect roasted chicken, Porcini mushrooms, Whole Roasted Chicken
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 8 minutes
Servings 6 People
Calories 384 kcal


  • 4 pounds whole chicken organic preferable


  • 1/4 cup dried porcini mushrooms ground into a powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage leaves chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon thyme leaves chopped finely
  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic crushed
  • 3 teaspoons sea salt or kosher. Adjust for your diet
  • 1 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil



  1. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a small bowl. Mix to form a paste.


  1. OPTIONAL: Rinse and dry the chicken

  2. Place the chicken on a sheetpan lined with parchment paper.

  3. Season the chicken all over including inside the cavitiy and under the breast skin.

    Note: Use a small spoon to loosen up the breast skin and add some of the seasoning under the skin.

  4. Tie the legs together with kitchen twine. Tuck the wing tips under the breast.

  5. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 2 hours


Remove the chicken from the fridge 30 minutes before roasting.

  1. Place the chicken on top of a baking rack on the parchment lined sheetpan.

  2. Roast for 1 and a 1/2 hours until the internal temperature reaches 175F to 180F.

  3. Remove the chicken and baste it with the pan drippings or olive oil.

  4. Cover with aluminum foil and let rest 15 to 30 minutes before carving.

  5. Serve with your favorite side dish and Enjoy.

Recipe Notes

I used dried porcini mushrooms – measure it first then use a nut grinder to grind into a fine powder.

I like to serve this recipe with my roasted carrots.

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Porcini Chicken | Easy Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 384 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 109mg36%
Sodium 1265mg55%
Potassium 309mg9%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 259IU5%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Let's Cook says:

    This looks awesome

  2. The chicken is roasted to perfection! The use of porcini powder sounds amazing. Hope to try it soon. 🙂

    1. julietkitchen says:

      Thanks so much. It is very tasty.


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