Lemony Roast Chicken

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Kim Cornelison

Pair this roasted chicken with root vegetables and a bright apple-spinach salad.
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Roast 25 m
Roast then at 400 degrees for 45 minutes



  1. 1 of 3 Heat oven to 425 degrees . In a small bowl, stir margarine, garlic, lemon zest, oregano, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp pepper.
  2. 2 of 3 With fingers, gently make a pocket between skin and meat on breast, thighs and legs. Rub margarine mixture under skin. Season chicken all over with remaining salt and pepper.
  3. 3 of 3 Place chicken on a rack in a roasting pan. Roast 25 minutes, then reduce heat to 400 degrees and roast 45 minutes or until temperature reaches 165 degrees in thigh. Carve and serve with Roasted Carrots and Potatoes and Spinach Salad with Apples.
Nutrition Information for Lemony Roast Chicken
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 775 mg sodium, 551 kcal cal., 42 g Fat, total, 15 g sat. fat, 1 g carb., 0 g fiber, 0 g sugar, 42 g pro.