Roast Chicken with Lemon-Dill Sauce

Recipe by silky
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READY IN: 1hr 50mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Rinse chicken, inside and out, with cold water.
  • Pat dry.
  • Place chicken on roasting rack and put 4 sprigs of dill (or 1 t dill weed) and quartered onion inside bird.
  • Rub surface of chicken with lemon and spread with butter.
  • Place 2 wedges of lemon inside bird, then place chicken in roasting pan and add wine and broth to pan.
  • Roast for 1 ½ hours or until tender, basting with liquid every 15-20 minutes.
  • Transfer chicken from pan to a warmed platter and keep warm.
  • Chop the remaining sprig of dill.
  • Strain the pan juices into a saucepan.
  • Reserve 2 T of liquid and mix with the cornstarch until smooth.
  • Pour cornstarch mixture into juices and bring to a boil.
  • Whisk until smooth, add remaining dill and lemon, and then check for seasoning.
  • Carve chicken and serve with sauce.
  • Garnish with extra dill and lemon if desired.
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