Lemon Rosemary Chicken
And you all know how I love chicken - if it's Sunday or any day of the week it's chicken!!!
- 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
How to Make Lemon Rosemary Chicken
- 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.