Roast Chicken with Garlic and Herbs

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

You'll love this one if you like garlic!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Season chicken inside and out with salt and pepper.
  3. Pour olive oil into large roasting pan (pan must have a tight fitting lid).
  4. Place peeled garlic cloves inside chicken.
  5. Tie 1 sprig each of rosemary, thyme, parsley, and celery leaves together and place inside chicken.
  6. Place chicken in pan and turn to coat all sides with oil.
  7. Scatter 40 unpeeled garlic cloves around chicken, along with remaining herbs and bay leaves.
  8. Pour white wine over all.
  9. Cover tightly, first with heavy duty foil, then with lid.
  10. Roast for 90 minutes to 2 hours or until chicken is fork tender and juices run clear when chicken is pierced with a fork.
  11. Slice french bread and toast in oven until golden.
  12. Transfer chicken to a warm serving platter.
  13. Remove garlic cloves from roasting pan, pinch to remove skins, and place in a small serving bowl.
  14. Mash garlic with a fork until smooth.
  15. Serve chicken with pan juices, toasted bread, and garlic for spreading on bread.


Most Helpful

We loved this chicken! The herbs go together very nicely. Very tender and tasty.

flowergirl August 07, 2002

I made this for thanksgiving and got great feedback. The flavor of the herbs really infused the chicken meat and it practically fell off the bone. and you are right, I love garlic and I loved this one!

Mrsspeevs January 10, 2008

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