Perfect One Hour Whole Roasted Chicken

  • Ready in 1h

  • Serves 7

  • 332 calories

  • 3.31g carbs

Perfect One Hour Whole Roasted Chicken is a gluten free recipe with 7 servings. One portion of this dish contains about 21g of protein, 26g of fat, and a total of 333 calories. For $1.04 per serving, this recipe covers 10% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 30500 people were impressed by this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 1 hour. It works well as a rather inexpensive main course. It is brought to you by Little Spice Jar. A mixture of chicken, salt, garlic, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so flavorful.

8 ingredients

  1. 4 lb whole chicken
  2. 1 lemon
  3. 1 head garlic
  4. 3 sprigs thyme sprigs
  5. 6 tbsps butter
  6. 2 tsps salt
  7. 1 tsp fresh thyme
  8. 2 tsps lemon pepper seasoning

Instructions

  1. Position a rack in the lower third of the oven and preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Place the chicken on a cutting board and pat it dry using paper towels. Season the inside of the cavity with 1/2 teaspoon of salt.
  3. Place the lemon halves, garlic head, and herbs inside the cavity.
  4. Place the chicken breast-side up in a large cast-iron skillet or an oven-safe frying pan.Melt the butter in the microwave, add 1 teaspoon of salt and using a pastry brush, brush half the butter generously all over the chicken, save remaining butter do not discard.
  5. Sprinkle with the thyme leaves and lemon pepper seasoning.Roast the chicken for 20 minutes, remove from oven, brush on the remaining butter mixture.
  6. Place the chicken back into the oven and continue roasting for 25 minutes. Insert a thermometer into the thickest part of the thigh and check to make sure it registers at 165 degrees F. Continue to roast for an additional 10-15 minutes if necessary (see note).
  7. Remove roasted chicken from the oven and allow for it to rest for 15 minutes before carving.
Perfect One Hour Whole Roasted Chicken

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