Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken: Savory Elegance



Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken: Savory Elegance

When it comes to impressing your guests or simply treating yourself to a delightful meal, our Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken is a go-to option. This dish embodies the perfect blend of zesty lemon and aromatic herbs, creating an elegant and savory flavor profile that will elevate any dining experience.

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (approximately 4 pounds)
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Rinse the chicken thoroughly inside and out, then pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. Season the chicken cavity with salt and pepper, and stuff it with lemon slices, minced garlic, rosemary, and thyme.
  4. Truss the chicken with kitchen twine to hold its shape.
  5. Brush the chicken’s skin with olive oil and sprinkle with additional salt and pepper.
  6. Place the chicken in a roasting pan and roast in the preheated oven for 1.5 to 2 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  7. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  8. Serve your Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken with the pan juices for a truly elegant and flavorful meal.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4-6

Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken: Savory Elegance is a delectable dish that combines the bright and tangy flavors of lemon with the earthy aroma of fresh herbs, resulting in a savory masterpiece. Perfect for special occasions or whenever you crave a gourmet meal at home.

Nutritional information (per serving): Calories: 350, Protein: 30g, Carbohydrates: 6g, Fat: 23g, Cholesterol: 120mg, Sodium: 500mg

Indulge in the sophisticated simplicity of our Lemon Herb Roasted Chicken: Savory Elegance. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or looking to create a memorable family meal, this recipe is sure to impress. The tender and flavorful chicken, infused with the citrusy brightness of lemons and the aromatic essence of herbs, will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. Pair it with your favorite side dishes and a glass of white wine for an elegant dining experience that’s easy to prepare yet exquisitely satisfying.

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