Presidents Chicken Recipe: The Perfect Family Meal

Welcome to our blog! Today, we are sharing a delicious recipe for a classic dish that has been enjoyed by American presidents for generations – President’s Chicken.

This dish is a flavorful and hearty meal that is sure to satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. Its succulent roasted chicken and savory sauce are perfect for a special dinner or family gathering.

Whether a history buff or a food lover, you will surely enjoy this tasty recipe. So, let’s get cooking!

Presidents Chicken Recipe


  • 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
Presidents Chicken Recipe
Presidents Chicken Recipe


  1. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Rinse the chicken under cold water and pat it dry with paper towels. Season the chicken all over with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large oven-safe skillet or Dutch oven over medium heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until it is golden brown on all sides, about 8-10 minutes.
  4. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set it aside. Add the onion and garlic to the skillet and cook until the onion is translucent about 5 minutes.
  5. Add the chicken broth, heavy cream, Dijon mustard, thyme, and rosemary to the skillet and stir to combine. Bring the mixture to a simmer.
  6. Place the chicken back into the skillet and spoon some of the sauce over the top of it. Transfer the skillet to the preheated oven.
  7. Roast the chicken for 35-45 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees F.
  8. Remove the skillet from the oven and let the chicken rest for 10 minutes before serving. Serve the chicken with the pan sauce spooned over the top. Enjoy!
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I am Naznin, the recipe creator and blogger behind Foods Kitchen (since 2021). I like to try new recipes, especially when they are delicious, so those are my recipes... Hope you like it! Thank you for your time!
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