Herb Roast Chicken

Just a brushing of butter and herbs before cooking ensures chicken that's irresistibly flavorful and crispy

Herb Roast Chicken
Herb Roast Chicken

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

75

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

75

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    (4lb) chicken, cut in half

  • 4

    Tbsp butter, melted

  • 1/3

    cup lemon juice

  • 2

    tsp. dried oregano

  • 2

    tsp. dried rosemary

  • 1/2

    tsp. dried sage

  • 1/2

    tsp. salt

  • 1/4

    tsp. black pepper

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Arrange chicken, skin side up in a roasting pan. 2. combine the butter, lemon juice, oregano, rosemary, sage, salt and pepper in a small bowl; mix well. 3. Brush the chicken with the butter and herb mixture. 4. Roast until juices run clear when the chicken is pierced, about 1 hour 15 minutes. * Healthy Hint: for chicken with less fat remove skin and reduce butter to 2 Tbsp. * Leftover Magic: try french style chicken salad lettuce wraps. combine 2 cups leftover chicken with 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery. 1 tsp. grated lemon zest , 2 tbsp. toasted sliced almonds and 2 tbsp olive oil. roll up in crisp lettuce leaves and enjoy. * cal 489; sugars .5g; fat 21g; Sodium 500mg

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