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Herb Roast Chicken

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

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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

Details

Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 75mins

Preparation

Step 1

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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