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Roasted Chicken with Garlic and Herbs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Helen Donnelly
Added: Monday, July 31, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 (4 to 5 pound) roasting chicken;
2 tsp each chopped fresh rosemary, sage, parsley and thyme;
20 garlic cloves, peeled;
1 head garlic;
1 sprig each rosemary, sage, parsley, and thyme;
1 lemon, halved;
course salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375 F.
Work fingers under chicken skin to loosen in breast and thigh areas. Rub half of chopped herbs under loosened skin. Insert garlic cloves randomly under skin. Place garlic head in cavity of bird along with herb sprigs. Squeeze juice of 1/2 lemon into cavity and insert lemon half. Squeeze juice of remaining lemon half on outside of chicken. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Truss, if desired, and place in roasting pan. Roast 1 1/2 hours or until juices run clear when thickest part of the thigh is pierced, basting frequently.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 to 6

 

 

 

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