Dutch Oven Roast Garlic Chicken

Dutch oven meals are great for keeping the kitchen warm during the winter months. This is an easy and delicious roast chicken recipe that turned out wonderful!



  • 1 (5 lb.) chicken
  • 3 large carrots
  • 3 large red potatoes
  • 1/2 onion
  • 2 celery stalks
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 Tbsp. olive or canola oil
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 cups water


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Over medium heat on stove top, pour 1 tablespoon of oil into Dutch Oven and saute celery, onion and one chopped garlic glove.


When ingredients have softened, remove from Dutch Oven and set aside. After cleaning chicken, pat dry with paper towel and season one side with preferred spices.

In small bowl, stir butter and other chopped garlic clove. Spread over entire chicken.


Place chicken in Dutch Oven over medium heat on stove, brown the chicken on both sides, about 10 minutes.

Now add the celery mixture, along with chopped carrots, potatoes and 3 cups of water. Cover and cook in oven for 3 hours.

Servings: 6
Time:35 Minutes Minutes Preparation Time

3 Hours Minutes Cooking Time

By Patricia from Maple Falls, WA

January 19, 20110 found this helpful

Yummmmm. I know what we are having for dinner tomorrow night. Thanks for sharing.

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January 20, 20110 found this helpful

Good lookin' supper! Can't wait to try this out. :)

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November 4, 20150 found this helpful

Definitely making this!

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November 7, 20150 found this helpful

I don't have a dutch oven -- what can I use instead?

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