Chicken W/ Cream Cheese and Herbs

READY IN: 1hr 45mins
Recipe by Cupidforevr

Juicy chicken with light cream cheese and herbs. A nice twist to the classic roasted chicken.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

I've doing much of the cooking for a neighbor couple during this month, & decided on something a bit different ~ This was it, & they loved it! I managed a taste & can vouch for it being very satisfying! I especially enjoyed the combo of lime & rosemary! The only change I made was to cut the chili flakes down to 2 tablespoons! Thanks for sharing the recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed for one of my adoptees in the current Pick A Chef]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven at 400°F.
  2. After washing chicken, pour lemon juice and rinse.
  3. Finely chop garlic, rosemary and basil.
  4. mix 2 cloves of garlic, 2 tbs of basil, cream cheese, and 2 tbs of rosemary, lime zest, and 2 tbs of chili flakes.
  5. Separate skin without tearing the skin with knife and fingers so that cream cheese and herb filling can be evenly spread through breasts and legs.
  6. Mix olive oil, garlic clove, the rest of the rosemary and chili flakes so it can be spread on top of the skin around the whole chicken.
  7. Before putting chicken in oven to roast pour the lime juice over olive oil, rosemary, and garlic mix.
  8. Lower the oven to 375 and set chicken for 90 minute.

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