This perfectly crisp and juicy roast chicken is one of many fundamental recipes that chef Hugh Acheson includes in Seed Life Skills, a new home economics program he launched in Athens, Georgia, middle schools. From the chicken, he makes myriad dishes that will help expand anyone’s cooking repertoire. Acheson is chef/partner of the Athens restaurants 5 & 10 and The National; the Atlanta restaurant Empire State South and coffee shop Spiller Park Coffee; and the Savannah restaurant The Florence. Slideshow:More Roast Chicken Recipes
500 degrees for 1hr is clearly a misprint. I don't have to ruin an $8.00 chicken to see that. I roast chicken with a 20 - 30 minute start at 425F and the remaining time at 350F (total time calculated at 20min/lb. of prepped chicken).