Lex's Roast Chicken

Recipe by WiGal
READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Saute onions and celery in olive oil over medium heat for about 10 minutes; stirring occasionally.
  • Add zest, salt, garlic, pepper, thyme, and red pepper; continue to saute until onions and celery are soft and translucent, about 5 more minutes; remove from hear. Stir in parsley and set aside.
  • Spray chicken on both sides with cooking spray; season with pepper and salt.
  • Layer bread, onion mixture, then chicken in a lightly oiled pan.
  • Pour lemon juice over chicken (the amount of lemon juice depends upon what you prefer) and roast, uncovered for 1 1/2 hours, or until golden brown and at least 160-165 degrees. Check for doneness the last 15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and serve, spoon some bread and vegetables onto each plate and top with chicken. Enjoy!
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