Roasted Chicken With Fresh Figs and Onions

"This recipe looked so good I wanted to save it before I lost it. I hope to try it soon. I found it in Longo's Experience magazine where it's part of an add for Maple Leaf Foods. It's a combination of sweet figs, carmelized onion and roast chicken. It's easy to make and looks good enough for company. Tip: To get a correct reading when using a thermometer, make sure it�s not touching any bone, and is inserted in the dark meat, which takes longer to cook."
Roasted Chicken With Fresh Figs and Onions created by Jostlori
Ready In:
1hr 50mins




  • Combine the lemon rind, parsley, garlic, chopped rosemary, and olive oil. Coat the chicken with this mixture, and place the whole sprig of rosemary and half the lemon into the cavity of the chicken,and reserving half lemon for placing around pan when roasting.
  • Place the chicken in a roasting pan and arrange the onion and remaining lemon half around it, sprinkling with the soy sauce and oil.
  • (Optional: Add an additional quartered lemon to pan, to roast around the chicken, and add as a garnish to each serving.).
  • Roast the chicken in a 375 degree F (190 degree C) oven for 45 minutes.
  • Arrange the figs around the chicken, and continue to cook for about 30 to 45 minutes until done ,or when the temperature reaches 185 degrees F (85 degrees C) when measured with a thermometer in the thigh (see tip in recipe description).
  • Discarding the half lemon and rosemary sprig; transfer the chicken, onions, and figs to a platter and serve garnished with fresh rosemary.

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  1. LifeIsGood
    Great chicken. I love the addition of figs! The rosemary and lemon paired nicely together. The skin was nice and crispy while the meat remained tender and juicy. I added some carrots to the pan, too. Thank you!
  2. Jostlori
    Roasted Chicken With Fresh Figs and Onions Created by Jostlori
  3. Jostlori
    Amazing taste, and the chicken came out so juicy! I put part of the seasoning under the skin of the breast, and added an extra lemon to the pot. The figs came out so sweet and were such a great combo with the onions and the lemony taste. I usually don't eat chicken breast, but I couldn't help but have a slice because it was perfectly cooked and juicy. The flavor of the herbs saturated the meat. So good!!! Made for SWT 2019 - The Traveling Tastebuds
  4. mysticcaribou
    Recipe says to combine the lemon rind - does that mean you should zest the lemon? And how much should I use?
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