Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

  • Ready in 1h 20m

  • Serves 6

  • 476 calories

  • 1.65g carbs

You can never have too many main course recipes, so give Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken a try. This recipe serves 6 and costs $1.84 per serving. Watching your figure? This gluten free, dairy free, paleolithic, and primal recipe has 477 calories, 38g of protein, and 34g of fat per serving. This recipe from Damn Delicious has 23 fans. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 1 hour and 20 minutes. If you have garlic, parsley leaves, rosemary, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it.

7 ingredients

  1. 2 tbsps fresh parsley leaves
  2. 2 tbsps fresh rosemary
  3. 2 tbsps fresh thyme leaves
  4. 3 cloves garlic
  5. 6 servings kosher salt
  6. 1 lemon zest
  7. 4 lb roasting chicken

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Remove giblets and excess fat from the chicken cavity. Dry chicken thoroughly with paper towels. Season chicken cavity with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan; tie drumsticks together with kitchen twine; set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, combine rosemary, thyme, parsley, garlic, lemon zest, 1 tablespoon salt and 1 1/2 teaspoons pepper.
  5. Using your fingers, carefully loosen the skin from the breast meat, spreading half of the herb mixture under the skin. Secure skin over the butter with wooden picks.
  6. Spread remaining half of the herb mixture over the chicken; season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  7. Place into oven and roast until the chicken is golden brown and completely cooked through, reaching an internal temperature of 165 degrees F, about 1 hour.
  8. Let rest 10-15 minutes.
  9. Serve immediately.
Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken

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