Herb Roasted Chicken With Lemon

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
15 mins
1 hr 15 mins

From the Atkins website. This turned out really nice and moist. Really easy, too. :)

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  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper, and herb, inside and out.
  3. Loosen skin from breast with an index finger and stuff 2 slices of lemon and 1 T butter onto each side of the breast.
  4. Place remaining lemon inside the cavity.
  5. Transfer to a roasting pan.
  6. Roast 1 hour to 1 hour and 10 minutes; basting occasionally with the chicken broth.
  7. An instant meat thermometer should read 170F in the thickest part of the thigh (not touching bone).
  8. Transfer to a cutting board and wait 10 minutes before carving to allow juices to redistribute.