Herbed Roast Chicken

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by MISSJ1978

This came from the May 2005 issue of Family Circle magazine. I tried it a couple nights ago. It makes the perfect meal for three.

Top Review by susie cooks

Great roasted chicken. I used rosemary as the herb. I also added a half onion to the chicken cavity. I served this with recipe #169021 and recipe #37039. Very nice dinner!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 450°F Place rack in shallow baking pan.
  2. Gently separate skin from breasts of chicken. Under skin, slide 2 lemon slices, a few slices of garlic, 2 sage leaves and a few sprigs of fresh herbs. Place remaining lemon and herbs in cavity. Season outside and cavity of chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Place chicken on rack in pan. Roast at 450°F for 50 minuts or until internal temperature measures 170°F on an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thigh meat.
  4. Let chicken rest 10 minutes before carving.

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