Cajun Roasted Chicken

  • Ready in 45m

  • Serves 4

  • 700 calories

  • 2.28g carbs

Cajun Roasted Chicken might be just the Creole recipe you are searching for. Watching your figure? This caveman, gluten free, dairy free, and primal recipe has 701 calories, 53g of protein, and 52g of fat per serving. For $2.29 per serving, you get a main course that serves 4. If you have juice of lemon, garlic powder, garlic cloves, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. To use up the olive oil you could follow this main course with the Sauteed Banana, Granolan and Yogurt Parfait as a dessert. 1542 people have tried and liked this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes.

10 ingredients

  1. 1/4 tsps black pepper
  2. 2 tsps fresh rosemary
  3. 2 garlic cloves
  4. 1 tsp garlic powder
  5. 1 juice of lemon
  6. 1 tsp lemon rind
  7. 1 tbsp olive oil
  8. 1 tsp paprika
  9. 4 lb roasting chicken
  10. 1/2 tsps salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Remove and discard giblets and neck from chicken; trim excess fat. Starting at neck cavity, loosen skin from breasts and drumsticks by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat.
  3. Combine oil, rosemary, rind, lemon juice, salt, paprika, garlic powder, pepper, and garlic in a small bowl. Rub seasoning mixture under loosened skin and over breasts and drumsticks. Tie ends of legs together with twine. Lift wing tips up and over back, and tuck under chicken.
  4. Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack coated with cooking spray, and place rack in a roasting pan.
  5. Bake at 375° for 40 minutes.Increase oven temperature to 425F, and bake an additional 20 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in meaty part of thigh registers 170°.
  6. Remove chicken from pan; let stand 15 minutes.
Cajun Roasted Chicken

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