Lemon, Sage and Garlic Roast Chicken

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.
  • Slide fingertips under chicken skin to loosen.
  • Arrange 2 lemon slices and 3 sage leaves (or some rubbed sage) under skin on each breast.
  • Smooth skin over to close.
  • Place chicken in shallow baking pan.
  • Brush with oil.
  • Drizzle 1 teaspoon lemon juice over each breast.
  • Sprinkle with chopped garlic, salt and pepper.
  • Pour 1/2 cup broth into pan around chicken.
  • Roast chicken until brown and cooked through, basting once or twice with pan juices, About 25 minutes.
  • Transfer chicken to platter.
  • Place baking pan atop burner.
  • Add remaining 1/2 cup broth.
  • Using back of fork, mash the garlic on the baking pan into broth and pan juices.
  • Boil over high heat until broth reduces almost to glaze, scraping up browned bits, about 4 minutes.
  • Spoon sauce over chicken and serve.
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