Country Herbed Chicken

Country Herbed Chicken

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Prep Time:  minutes
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A whole roasted chicken is easy to make and presents well. All you need are a few fresh herbs and a nice free-range chicken and you’re all set for a good family dinner.  

  • 1/2 Cup Softened Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Fresh Parsley
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Fresh Thyme
  • 2 Teaspoons Chopped Fresh Rosemary
  • Zest of 1 Lemon
  • 1 Lemon (Quartered)
  • 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 1 Whole Free-Range Chicken (3 to 4 Pounds)
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. In a small-size bowl, cream butter. Stir in parsley, thyme, rosemary, lemon zest, kosher salt, and pepper.
  2. Spread butter mixture over chicken. Spoon any extra inside body cavity. Place quartered lemon inside body cavity.
  3. Place in oven and roast chicken for 1 1/2 to 1 3/4 hours, until temperature reaches 185 degrees (when inserting meat thermometer into leg or thigh).
  4. Remove from oven and let rest for 15 minutes before serving. Transfer to serving platter.
  5. Serves 4
  6. © Victoria Hart Glavin

Victoria

Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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