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lemony herbed roasted chicken

Recipe by
Kyle Dalakas
Akron, OH

Lemony Herbed Roasted Chicken is a simple, delicious idea for Sunday dinner or a family meal; I typically roast two chickens, there is nothing better than roasted chicken ready and waiting for dinner the next day! Think chicken sandwiches, chicken enchiladas, chicken salad, anything chicken! Try this for dinner!

yield serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 2 Hr
method Roast

Ingredients For lemony herbed roasted chicken

  • 2
    roasting chickens
  • 1/3 c
    butter, melted
  • 1/2 c
    lemon juice
  • 1/4 c
    dry white wine
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried rosemary
  • 2 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 tsp

How To Make lemony herbed roasted chicken

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    Heat oven to 375 Degrees.  In a small bowl, combine melted butter, lemon juice and wine.  Whisk well together and stir in oregano, rosemary, thyme, black pepper and paprika. Rinse chickens and dry with paper towels inside and out.  Place in large roasting pan and baste well with marinade Bake for 2 hours, basting occasionally.  Chicken is done when thermometer inserted in thickest part of bird registers 165 degrees. Serve with baked potato or rice and a crisp green salad. One chicken serves 4.  Use leftovers for chicken salad, chicken enchiladas, sandwiches or anything else chicken!  There is nothing like roasted chicken ready and waiting for dinner the next day!
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