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Roasted Chicken Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christy Dearborn
Added: Monday, May 16, 2005

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 Chicken ( 3 1/2 pds)
1 TBSP. olive Oil
1 Clove Garli, Crushed
1 tsp. Dried Herbs
Salt & Pepper to taste
1 Large Lemon, Cut Into Wedges

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 425. Rinse chicken inside and out with cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Remove any excess fat from the cavity. In a small bowl, mix the oil, garlic, and herbs. Rub over the chicken. Sprinkle the skin and cavity with salt and pepper. Place the lemon wedges inside the cavity. Tie the legs together with cotton string. Place the chicken on a rack inside a roasting pan. Roast for 15 minutes. Reduce the oven temp. to 350. Roast, basting occasionally, for another 1 to 1 1/4 hours, or until a meat therometer inserted in the thickest part of the inner thigh reads 180 and the juices run clear. Let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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