Classic Roast Chicken

  • Ready in 1h 30m

  • Serves 4

  • 769 calories

  • 7.45g carbs

Classic Roast Chicken might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 768 calories, 58g of protein, and 55g of fat. This recipe serves 4. For $2.62 per serving, this recipe covers 31% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up pepper, lemon, paprika, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the unsalted butter you could follow this main course with the Almond Milk Chocolate Pudding as a dessert. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and primal diet.

12 ingredients

  1. 1/4 tsps black pepper
  2. 2 tsps fresh thyme
  3. 2 garlic cloves
  4. 1 tsp ground coriander
  5. 1 lemon
  6. 2 tsps olive oil
  7. 1 tsp paprika
  8. 4 lb roasting chicken
  9. 3/4 tsps salt
  10. 3 shallots
  11. 3 thyme sprigs
  12. 2 tsps unsalted butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 35
  2. Discard giblets and neck from chicken. Starting at neck cavity, loosen skin from breasts and drumsticks by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat.
  3. Combine butter and next 7 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl. Rub mixture under loosened skin, over flesh; rub over top of skin. Tie ends of legs together with twine. Lift wing tips up and over back; tuck under chicken.
  4. Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack; place rack in roasting pan.
  5. Place shallots, thyme sprigs, and lemon in cavity of chicken.
  6. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes. Increase oven temperature to 450 (do not remove chicken); bake at 450 for 15 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in meaty part of leg registers 16
  7. Remove chicken from pan; let stand 10 minutes. Discard skin. Carve chicken.
Classic Roast Chicken

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