Simple Garlic Roasted Chicken

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Recipe by theAmateurPastryChef

Ok, I don't think this has been posted yet, so I'm going to try. This is a great and easy way to prepare chicken. This is my husband's favorite chicken dish, and I used to enjoy it myself until I recently stopped eating meat. The recipe is from Emeril.

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  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Rub the chicken on all sides with the olive oil.
  3. Season chicken inside and out with the Kosher salt.
  4. Rub the garlic all over the chicken, making sure to distribute evenly.
  5. Sprinkle fresh or dried thyme over the chicken.
  6. Roast until skin is brown about 30 minutes.
  7. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F and continue to roast chicken 30 to 40 minutes more until the juices run clear and a thermometer registers 160°F when inserted in deepest part of thigh.
  8. Remove from oven and allow chicken to sit for 10 minutes before carving.

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