Roast Chicken w/ Lemon Garlic

Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken

Roast Chicken w/ Lemon Garlic

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 699kcal

Ingredients

Roast Chicken

  • 1 Whole Organic Chicken
  • 4 tbsp Fresh Oregano
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Thyme
  • 6 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Zest
  • 2 tsp Sea Salt
  • 2 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Ground Pepper

Roast Vegetables

  • 3 cup Broccoli
  • 3 cup Carrot
  • 3 cup Onion
  • 3 cup Potato
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Sea Salt

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 450 Deg F.
  • Unpack, rinse chicken and pat dry. Remove and discard gizzard, heart and neck. Cut chicken into 9 parts: 2 legs, 2 thighs, 2 wings, 2 breasts & back. Keep the back for chicken stock.
  • Create a rub by wizz’ing the oregano, thyme, garlic and lemon zest into a paste. Apply rub to all sides of the legs, thighs, wings and breasts. Place chicken into a roasting pan. Make sure breasts are bone-side up. Grind pepper over all pieces. Place pan into oven and immediately reduce heat to 400 Deg F. Roast until outer skin has browned (approximately 30 mins). Remove legs & wings and set aside in aluminum foil. Cover and continue to roast breasts & thighs until cooked through (~165 Deg F internal temperature).
    Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken
  • Remove pan from the oven and immediately sprinkle lemon juice over the top of each piece. Let rest and then serve.
    Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken

Roast Vegetables

  • Peel carrots and chop diagonally into 1/4″ pieces. Peel onion and cut into 1/4 sections. Cut potatoes into quarters. Toss carrots, onions, potatoes, broccoli, olive oil and salt in a medium bowl and then place into a roasting pan. Bake for 30 minutes alongside the chicken.

Nutrition

Calories: 699kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 1408mg | Potassium: 1811mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 16981IU | Vitamin C: 108mg | Calcium: 262mg | Iron: 10mg
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Adapted from “Lemony Chicken Roasted with Garlic & Oregano” found within Feeding the Whole Family by Cynthia Lair

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