Perfect Roast Chicken

  • Ready in 2h 10m

  • Serves 8

  • 647 calories

  • 14.03g carbs

Perfect Roast Chicken might be just the main course you are searching for. This recipe serves 8. One portion of this dish contains roughly 37g of protein, 49g of fat, and a total of 627 calories. For $1.92 per serving, this recipe covers 25% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. This recipe is liked by 487 foodies and cooks. Head to the store and pick up roasting chicken, bulb of fennel, carrots, and a few other things to make it today. To use up the butter you could follow this main course with the Cinnamon Butter Cake as a dessert.

11 ingredients

  1. 8 servings bell pepper
  2. 2 tbsps butter
  3. 4 carrots
  4. 1 fennel bulb
  5. 1 large bunch fresh thyme
  6. 1 head garlic
  7. 8 servings kosher salt
  8. 1 lemon
  9. 8 servings olive oil
  10. 5 lb roasting chicken
  11. 1 large yellow onion

Instructions

  1. Watch how to make this recipe.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  3. Remove the chicken giblets. Rinse the chicken inside and out.
  4. Remove any excess fat and leftover pin feathers and pat the outside dry. Liberally salt and pepper the inside of the chicken. Stuff the cavity with the bunch of thyme, both halves of lemon, and all the garlic.
  5. Brush the outside of the chicken with the butter and sprinkle again with salt and pepper. Tie the legs together with kitchen string and tuck the wing tips under the body of the chicken.
  6. Place the onions, carrots, and fennel in a roasting pan. Toss with salt, pepper, 20 sprigs of thyme, and olive oil.
  7. Spread around the bottom of the roasting pan and place the chicken on top.
  8. Roast the chicken for 1 1/2 hours, or until the juices run clear when you cut between a leg and thigh.
  9. Remove the chicken and vegetables to a platter and cover with aluminum foil for about 20 minutes. Slice the chicken onto a platter and serve it with the vegetables.
Perfect Roast Chicken

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