Perfect Roast Chicken

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Total Time
1hr 50mins
20 mins
1 hr 30 mins

great for the beginner cook !!

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Place a rack in a shallow roasting pan, lightly spray with oil.
  3. Sprinkle garlic and 1/4 tsp salt into cavity of chicken.
  4. Stuff cavity with lemon wedges.
  5. Place chicken, breast side up on rack in roasting pan.
  6. Rub butter over skin and sprinkle over remaining salt.
  7. Tuck wings underneath bird.
  8. Roast uncovered in centre of oven, baste a few times with juices.
  9. Cook 1 1/2 hours or till thermometer inserted into thigh reads 170 F.
  10. Transfer to cutting board, loosely tent with foil.
  11. Stand 10 minutes before carving.
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Very good! The lemon really sets off the favor, thanks for posting! Made for Every Day is a Holiday 2012