Roasted Chicken with Spicy Lemon Glaze

barbara lentz


Delicious tender chicken with a sweet kick.


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12 Hr
2 Hr 30 Min


  • 1
    whole roasting chicken
  • 6
  • 1/4 c
    olive oil
  • 6 clove
    garlic minced
  • 2 tsp
    favorite hot sauce. i used crystal hot sauce
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/2 c

How to Make Roasted Chicken with Spicy Lemon Glaze


  1. Place chicken in resealable bag or shallow bowl. Slice 2 lemons and add to the bag. Zest 1 tbsp of lemon peel and set aside.
  2. Squeeze out 1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp lemon juice. Set the 3 tbsp lemon juice aside. Mix the 1/2 cup lemon juice with the minced garlic, salt and pepper. Pour over the chicken and marinate 8 to 12 hours.
  3. Preheat oven 400 degrees. Place the chicken in roasting pan covering it with the lemon slices and any remaining lemons halved tucked around the chicken. Roast 1 hour.
  4. Meanwhile in a small sauce pan mix the honey, lemon zest, 3 tbsp lemon juice and hot sauce. Bring to a boil and remove from heat. Brush the chicken with the honey mixture and continue to roast another hour brushing the chicken every 15 minutes. Once the chicken is done discard the lemons and let the chicken sit for 30 minutes brushing with remaining glaze. Carve and serve

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About Roasted Chicken with Spicy Lemon Glaze

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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