Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Pat Duran


This simple and flavorful baked chicken recipe is a family favorite- so perfect and easy to make --fast- lip smacking!
And you all know how I love chicken - if it's Sunday or any day of the week it's chicken!!!

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6-8 servings


15 Min


1 Hr 20 Min


3 lb
or more whole chicken, cleaned and rinsed
4 sprig(s)
fresh rosemary
seasoned salt to taste
pepper to taste
1 Tbsp
olive oil or more
1 medium

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350^ . Chop two pieces of the rosemary and toss in olive oil with salt and pepper. Brush mixture all over chicken and inside too.
Poke lemon several times with a fork deep then place inside chicken cavity with two whole sprigs of rosemary.
Tie legs of bird together loosely with string.
Place chicken in baking pan with a rack, breast side down.
Bake in oven for 30 minutes, then turn chicken over and cook for another 30-35 minutes.
Increase temperature to 400^ and bake 20 minutes more.
Remove from oven and let stand about 10 minutes before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy