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Dan-O’s Crusted Whole Baked Chicken

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A tender and juicy whole chicken baked to perfection with a crispy Dan-O’s crust. From Chef Justice Hunter.

Looking for other tasty chicken recipes? Try our original chicken thighs recipe.


  • 2 – 2 ½ pound whole chicken
  • 10 baby red or yellow potatoes
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • low sodium chicken stock
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • Spicy Dan-O’s Seasoning

Prep Time

30 Mins

Cook Time

1 hour

Serving Size



  1. Massage a medium sized whole chicken with extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Coat entirely with Spicy Dan-O’s Seasoning.
  3. Cover and let marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes. 
  4. Drop in baby potatoes and onion.
  5. Add ½ cup of low sodium chicken stock to the bottom of your dutch oven.
  6. Place your chicken right on top, breat side up.
  7. Heavily drizzle with extra virgin olive oil. Place a thermometer probe in the thickest part of the breast (be sure not to hit any bones with the probe).
  8. Toss into a preheated 500 degree fahrenheit oven for roughly 1 hour until the thickest part of the breast reaches 165 fahrenheit.
  9. Remove the lid and cook uncovered for 4-5 minutes to create a beautiful golden brown crust.
  10. Let rest for at least 15 minutes before carving. 

Contributed by Chef Justice Hunter

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