Surprise Whole Chicken

Surprise Whole Chicken

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (3 pound) whole chicken
  • 3 dashes garlic powder
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup orange-flavored carbonated beverage

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place chicken in a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper and garnish with onion slices. Place 1/8 cup of butter or margarine on top of the chicken and bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  3. Raise oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C); Place remaining 1/8 cup butter or margarine on top of the chicken and bake for 30 minutes.
  4. Pour orange-flavored beverage all over chicken, bake for 5 more minutes, and serve.