Roasted chicken recipe with rosemary and lemon

Roasted chicken recipe one of the most successful dishes for a holiday or everyday family dinner. Crunch on the outside and juicy meat on the inside. Rosemary flavour and light sourness of lemon - this is the perfect balance of taste.

CategoryCuisineCooking MethodTags, , , DifficultyBeginner
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time2 hrsTotal Time2 hrs 10 mins
Ingredients:
 1 (3 pound) whole chicken
 1 lemon, zested and then halved
 1 garlic clove, crushed
 3 tbsp butter
 ¼ cup chopped fresh rosemary
 salt and pepper to taste
Methods:
1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2

Finely chop 2 sprigs of the rosemary and mix with 2 tbsp of the butter and the garlic and lemon zest. Rub the butter on the outside of the chicken. Stuff the lemon inside the cavity. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste, then scatter with the remaining rosemary leaves. Place chicken in a baking dish or roasting dish.

3

Roast in the preheated oven for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Cooking time will vary a bit depending on the size of the bird.

Ingredients

 1 (3 pound) whole chicken
 1 lemon, zested and then halved
 1 garlic clove, crushed
 3 tbsp butter
 ¼ cup chopped fresh rosemary
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2

Finely chop 2 sprigs of the rosemary and mix with 2 tbsp of the butter and the garlic and lemon zest. Rub the butter on the outside of the chicken. Stuff the lemon inside the cavity. Season chicken with salt and pepper to taste, then scatter with the remaining rosemary leaves. Place chicken in a baking dish or roasting dish.

3

Roast in the preheated oven for 2 to 2 1/2 hours, or until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear. Cooking time will vary a bit depending on the size of the bird.

Roasted chicken recipe with rosemary and lemon
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