Lemon & Garlic Roast Chicken

Lemon & Garlic Roast Chicken Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

Robin T

By
@rltaylorct

After looking for a more economical way to buy chicken, I decided to purchase a whole roaster chicken (on sale) and came up with this juicy & delicious recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 45 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

7 1/2 lb
whole roaster chicken
4 Tbsp
canola or olive oil
2 tsp
lemon pepper seasoning
2 tsp
mccormick's garlic powder with parsley
2 tsp
seasoned salt
1
lemon, cut in half

How to Make Lemon & Garlic Roast Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1Remove bag with giblets/liver from the inside of the chicken & discard. Rinse chicken well, inside and out. Pat dry with paper towels.
  • 2Rub the oil all over the outside of the chicken. Mix all seasonings in a small bowl, then place 1/2 of the seasonings under the skin. Rub the remaining seasoning on the outside of the chicken. Place the cut up lemon inside the cavity of the chicken. Place the chicken (breast side up) in a large pan on a rack. Pour 1 cup of water in the bottom of the pan.
  • 3Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. Cook the chicken for 15 minutes. Lower the temperature to 350 degrees, then cook for an additional 2-1/2 hours. Baste a few times while cooking. If the skin starts to get too brown, place tinfoil over the chicken. Let chicken cool for 15 minutes (with tinfoil covering it) before serving.

Printable Recipe Card

About Lemon & Garlic Roast Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken, Roasts




Show 1 Comment & Review

Winner, Winner Have An Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight Recipe

Winner, Winner Have an Easy Chicken Dinner Tonight

Kitchen Crew

Chicken is my go-to when I just can't figure out what to make for dinner. Whenever I find myself wondering what to make, I grab a package at the market...

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

15 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Craving an easy weeknight meal? Look no further. Check out these simply irresistible ways to dress up chicken for a delicious (and easy) dinner recipe!

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes For Tonight's Dinner

13 Cluckin' Great Chicken Recipes for Tonight's Dinner

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Need some inspiration for tonight's dinner? Try one of these 13 cluckin' great chicken recipes.