- Pre-heat oven to 450.
- Rinse chicken, then dry it off, including the cavity.
- Heavily salt the cavity.
- Truss the Chicken!
- Hit it with some salt, pepper, and cayenne.
- Place the chicken on a rack in a roasting pan and insert into oven.
- Roast until the internal temperature of the thight reaches 155º, about an hour.
- Remove from oven.
- Take some chopped up thyme and throw it in the grease in the roasting pan.
- Allow to rest for at least 10 minutes.
- Carve that bird up and eat it!