Trucker's Chicken

Recipe by Millereg
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 500°F.
  • Wash the chicken and pat dry; discard the giblets.
  • Squeeze the lemon inside the chicken cavity.
  • Place 2 of the lemon quarters in the very back of the cavity, followed by the thyme.
  • Lay the garlic cloves on top of the thyme, sprinkle with pepper, and add the remaining lemon quarters.
  • Place the chicken on its back in a roasting pan.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  • Remove from the heat, and stir in the vermouth.
  • Drizzle half the mixture over the chicken.
  • Bake 20 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven.
  • Using a flat spatula and a carving fork, turn the chicken over onto its breast.
  • Return to the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and turn it over, breast side up.
  • Drizzle the remaining basting sauce on top.
  • Roast until dark golden brown all over, about 20 minutes.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and transfer to a carving board.
  • Let rest 10 minutes before slicing.
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