lemon rosemary chicken

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

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!!!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6-8 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients For lemon rosemary chicken

  • 3 lb
    or more whole chicken, cleaned and rinsed
  • 4 sprig
    fresh rosemary
  • seasoned salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil or more
  • 1 md
    lemon

How To Make lemon rosemary chicken

  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    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.

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