Indulge in the tantalizing flavors of the Oven Roasted Cajun Queen, a culinary delight that combines the fiery essence of Cajun spices with succulent oven-roasted perfection. These instructions serve as your guide to prepare this regal dish fit for any occasion. Please note, cooking times may vary based on individual ovens, so keen attention during the roasting process is recommended to ensure the optimal balance of spices and tenderness in every bite.
- 1 Cajun Queen
Remember, always check the temperature with a meat thermometer!
Cook 25-30 minutes per pound. Can be removed from heat at 165°F.
- Bring the meat to room temperature by allowing it to rest on the counter for at least one hour before cooking.
- Heat the oven to 350°F.
- Bake uncovered for 30 minutes and check internal temperature of the chicken.
- Roast the bird for an additional 15 to 20 minutes or until the chicken has reached 165°F in the thickest part. (be sure your thermometer is not reading the stuffing!)
- Rest for 10 minutes before slicing and serving.