Roasted Halved Chicken With Garlic-Herb Paste

Recipe by Scoutie
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Garlic-Herb Paste: Combine the rosemary, lemon zest, lemon juice,garlic, olive oil, cayenne, Dijon mustard, and salt and pepper to taste, in a small bowl. Stir to incorporate.
  • Rub chicken with Garlic-Herb Paste. Let marinate at room temperature for 1 hour.
  • Coat a large cast iron skillet lightly with olive oil and heat over medium-high heat. Oil the bottom of a second cast iron skillet, of equal or smaller size.
  • Put the chicken, skin side down, in first pan, and top it with the second pan, oiled-side down on top of the chicken. Sear chicken until lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove top skillet, flip the chicken and transfer to the oven. Cook until chicken is cooked through, about 35 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving platter and serve.
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