Lemon Rosemary Chicken

1
Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

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!!!

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8 servings
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

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
lemon

How to Make Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat 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.
  • 2Poke 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.
  • 3Place 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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About Lemon Rosemary Chicken

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