fiery habanero honey

Perfect Cast Iron Skillet Roasted BBQ Chicken


Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 2 minutes

Note: When increasing serving size, your prep time and cook time may vary.
For safe meat preparation, reference the USDA website.

Perfect Cast Iron Skillet Roasted BBQ Chicken

Perfect Cast Iron Skillet Roasted BBQ Chicken


  • 1 roasting chicken (5-6 lbs.)
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. pepper
  • 1 orange, quartered
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup KC Masterpiece® Fiery Habanero Honey Barbecue Sauce®
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup baby carrots
  • 2 cups fingerling potatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.
  2. Remove the chicken giblets. Rinse the chicken inside and out. Pat the outside dry. Season the inside of the chicken with 1/2 tablespoon of the salt and 1/2 tablespoon of the ground black pepper. Stuff the cavity with the oranges and the garlic.
  3. Place the softened butter in a small bowl and stir in the barbecue sauce. Put a hefty tablespoon of the butter/sauce mixture into the cavity of the chicken. Set the rest aside.
  4. Place the chicken in the cast iron skillet and arrange the onion, broccoli, carrots and potatoes in the pan around it. Spread the remaining butter/sauce mixture, salt and pepper over the entire top of the chicken. Drizzle the olive oil over the vegetables.


  1. Place the skillet in the oven and roast for 1½ hours or until an internal temperature of at least 165ºF has been reached.
  2. Cover skillet with aluminum foil for about 20 minutes.
  3. Slice the chicken and serve with the vegetables.