Dutch Oven Roaster Chicken

The Sassy Barn

Imagine a cold day and the house filled with the warm smells of spices, onions, and chicken. I love boiling roasters in my Dutch oven, my grandma used to do it like that, so I enjoy cooking it that way and feeling like she is with me in the kitchen.

This is an easy 2 meal option with 1 roasted. I plan to use the broth and half of the chicken for chicken noodle soup one night and freeze some of the broth as well.

I also have notes at the bottom for how to do this in the crockpot as well.

Let’s get started!


  • 1 roasted chicken (typically 5-7 pounds)
  • 6 cups of water
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 2 carrots, chopped roughly
  • 3 pieces of celery, chopped roughly
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp herbs de Provence(Trader Joe’s carries this spice)
  • 2 tbsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp…

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