Chef Tee’s Mama Laura’s Chicken
Serves 4
Prep time: 5 minutes; cooking time: 30 minutes

  • 2 whole chickens w/skins, quartered (may purchase pre-cut, pre- portioned chicken)
  • 2 cups small diced onion
  • 2 cups small diced celery
  • 2 cups small diced green bell pepper
  • 3 Tbsps. dry thyme
  • ¼ cup seasoned salt
  • 1 quart water


  1. Pre-heat oven to 500° F.
  2. In large mixing bowl, combine vegetables, chicken, dry thyme, season salt; mix thoroughly to combine.
  3. Arrange chicken, vegetables in large rectangular, oven-proof casserole dish; make sure chicken pieces are arranged skin-side-up.
  4. Add water to dish, cover tightly w/heavy-duty aluminum foil, place in pre-heated oven.
  5. Cook 1 hour; carefully remove foil from casserole dish.
  6. Return chicken to oven; continue cooking for 30 minutes or until chicken is GB&D (Golden Brown & Delicious).
  7. Remove chicken from oven, cool for 15-to-30 minutes.
  8. Serve w/Jasmine or Basmati rice.