Classic Roast Chicken: A Recipe for All Seasons

Elana Karp, Head Chef, Plated

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10 Videos (24m)
    • Introduction

    • Prepping Your Chicken

    • Cooking Your Chicken

    • Adding Vegetables to Your Roast

    • Seasonal Variation: Winter Vegetables

    • Seasonal Variation: Fall Vegetables

    • Seasonal Variation: Spring Vegetables

    • Carving & Serving Your Chicken

    • Wrapping Up

    • Hungry for More?


About This Class

Join Plated’s Head Chef Elana Karp for a thorough, informative 25-minute class on making the perfect one-pan roast chicken — and customize it to what's fresh in every season.

The secret of this recipe is that it's all in one pot, making your dinner prep smooth, fun, and tasty. You’ll learn

  • how to prep a whole chicken so it cooks evenly
  • a simple, foundational marinade to enhance all flavors
  • combine seasonal vegetables, cooked to perfection

Knowing how to roast a chicken is a classic skill that all cooks should master. This class gives you a simple, no-fail recipe for this delicious culinary essential: the roast chicken dinner.


Plated is about cooking from home. Sign up and get chef-designed recipes with precisely measured ingredients delivered to your door each week.

Check out more classes from Plated on Skillshare: Knife Skills: A Mini Class to Chop Like a Chef and The Perfect Grilled Cheese: A Mini Class to Master the Sandwich

50 of 50 students recommendSee All

Easy, fast, precise.
Simple and to the point watching as the instructor explained priceless. There is no room for error.
The teacher explained things in concise and easy way. I liked watching this class.





Elana Karp

Head Chef, Plated

Elana is the Head Chef at Plated and the co-author of the Plated cookbook. After completing Teach for America in New York City and earning her Masters degree in Childhood Education, she headed over to Paris to explore France’s deep culinary history and tradition. On the way she earned a chef’s degree from Le Cordon Bleu, Paris and developed her philosophy that cooking and eating are the best ways to bring people together.

Elana believes food should be easy to make, delicious to eat and is best enjoyed when shared. It leads to good conversation, exposes diners to new cultures, and makes great memories. She is thrilled to be part of the Plated culinary team and looks forward to sharing her meals with you!