Roasted Chicken with Lemon Sauce

  • Ready in 2h 20m

  • Serves 6

  • 818 calories

  • 29.06g carbs

Roasted Chicken with Lemon Sauce might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 816 calories, 58g of protein, and 51g of fat. This recipe serves 6. For $2.69 per serving, this recipe covers 34% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes. A couple people made this recipe, and 74 would say it hit the spot. A mixture of food coloring, onion, sugar, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so yummy. To use up the lemon juice you could follow this main course with the Lemon Shortbread Cookies with Lemon Icing {A Tribute to Aunt Roxanne} as a dessert. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet.

14 ingredients

  1. 6 medium carrots
  2. 4 tsps cornstarch
  3. 1 garlic clove
  4. 1 green onion
  5. 1 medium lemon
  6. 2 tbsps lemon juice
  7. 2 tbsps lemon peel
  8. 1 large onion
  9. 1/2 tsps pepper
  10. 6 lb roasting chicken
  11. 1/2 tsps salt
  12. 1/2 cups sugar
  13. 1 cup water
  14. 1 drops yellow food coloring

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Pat chicken dry.
  2. Cut lemon in half; squeeze juice over chicken.
  3. Place lemon in cavity. Rub garlic over chicken; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Place chicken on a rack in a shallow roasting pan.
  5. Bake, uncovered, 2 to 2-1/2 hours or until a thermometer inserted in thigh reads 180°, basting occasionally with pan juices and adding carrots and onion during the last hour. Cover loosely with foil if chicken browns too quickly.
  6. Remove chicken from oven; tent with foil.
  7. Let stand 15 minutes before carving.
  8. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 2 minutes or until thickened.
  9. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice, lemon peel and food coloring if desired.
  10. Serve sauce with chicken and vegetables.
  11. Sprinkle with green onion.
Roasted Chicken with Lemon Sauce

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