1 whole chicken
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 large onions, chopped
3 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and chunked
1 lemon, cut in half
3 bay leaves
1/2 cup Cajun seasoning
Salt & Pepper to taste
2 teaspoons hot sauce
Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.
Place cut onions and sweet potatoes in a large bowl. Season with Salt, Pepper and hot sauce.
Pour oil into a roasting pan then pour vegetables into the the oiled roasting pan.
Truss the chicken:
Place the chicken on its back with the legs facing toward you.
Slide a piece of twine under the back of the chicken between the wings and the thighs.
Pull both ends of the twine up under the chicken’s armpits, then pull them over the wings.
Cross the string around the top of the breast, making sure the skin is secure.
Rub Cajun seasoning generously all over chicken, and sprinkle and rub some inside of chicken’s cavity.
Juice both lemon halves into the cavity, then place lemons in cavity.
Place bay leaves on top of vegetables.
Place chicken atop the bay leaves.
Bake covered for 3 to 4 hours.
Uncover and broil top of chicken for 1 minute.
Rest chicken for 15 minutes before serving.