Sous Vide Whole Chicken

Contributor: Jason Logsdon

Impress your dinner guests and cook a whole chicken perfectly with this Sous Vide Whole Chicken recipe.

  • Author: Jason Logsdon
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Sous Vide
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 chicken, spatchcocked
  • ½ Tbsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. dried basil
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp. ground coriander
  • ¼ tsp. ground cumin


  1. Preheat a water bath to 145°F (63°C).
  2. Sprinkle the top of the chicken on all sides with the salt and spices.
  3. Place flat in a sous vide bag and seal it.
  4. Place in the water bath and cook for 4 hours, or until pasteurized.
  5. When ready to eat, remove the chicken from the sous vide bath and dry off well with a paper towel.
  6. Preheat the broiler.
  7. Place the chicken on a sheet pan and place under the broiler until it just starts to brown.
  8. Remove and serve.