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Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 11 mins (10m prep + 1m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving


local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. 2.In a small bowl, combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, chopped herbs, minced garlic, olive oil, salt, and black pepper.
  3. 3.Place the chicken in a roasting pan and rub the lemon herb mixture all over the chicken, including under the skin.
  4. 4.Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for about 1 hour, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is golden brown and crispy.
  5. 5.Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  6. 6.Serve the Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken with your favorite sides and enjoy!

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  • chevron_rightFor extra flavor, marinate the chicken in the lemon herb mixture for a few hours or overnight.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to let the chicken rest before carving to allow the juices to redistribute and keep the meat moist.
  • chevron_rightServe the chicken with roasted vegetables or a fresh salad for a complete meal.