Heat oven to 350 degrees. Secure wings and legs to body of chicken. In small bowl stir together all herb rub ingredients; rub onto chicken. Place chicken, breast side up, on rack in roasting pan. Bake for 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until fork tender.
Variations: Herb butter chicken with vegetables: Double ingredients for herb rub. Rub half onto chicken; reserve remaining half. Place 6 new potatoes, cut in half; 6 carrots, cut in half crosswise and 2 medium onions, cut into quarters, on bottom of pan around chicken. Dollop reserved herb rub evenly over vegetables. Baste chicken and vegetables occasionally during baking time.
1 chicken (4 to 5 lb.)
1/4 cup butter (softened)
1 teaspoon rosemary (crushed)
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
2 tablespoons parsley (chopped)
1 teaspoon garlic (finely chopped)
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