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Lemon Roasted Chicken

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This chicken has maximum lemon flavor – It’s covered in butter that’s infused with lemon zest, there’s lemon inside the chicken, and lemon slices all around the chicken. Oh…and the carrots and garlic cloves roasted in the lemony chicken juicy goodness? Soooo….much…..flavor!

1HR 10MIN

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Ingredients
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4
Serves 4
1/2 stick
to taste
Seasoned Salt
6 sprigs
10 cloves
Garlic , peeled
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Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
336
FAT
18.9 g
PROTEIN
27.8 g
CARBS
15.9 g

Directions

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Step 1
Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
Step 2
Pat Whole Chicken (1) dry with paper towels.
Step 3
Zest Lemon (1), then cut lemon in half. Place lemon halves in chicken cavity.
Step 4
Place lemon zest in a small bowl with the Butter (1/2 stick). Microwave until completely melted, approximately 1 minute.
Step 5
Pour melted lemon-butter all over chicken, use your fingers to spread the butter evenly.
Step 6
Sprinkle Seasoned Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste) liberally all over the chicken. Place chicken breast-side down on cast iron skillet.
Step 7
Slice the other Lemon (1) into thin slices. Place lemon slices around the chicken, then place Carrot (4), Garlic (10 clove) and Fresh Thyme (6 sprig) all around the chicken.
Step 8
Lower the oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C), then place skillet in the oven. Leave the chicken untouched for at least 50 minutes. Roast until internal temperature on the thickest part of chicken thigh reaches 165 degrees F (73 degrees C).
Step 9
Let the chicken rest for about 15 minutes before carving. Serve and Enjoy!

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
336
% Daily Value*
Fat
18.9 g
24%
Saturated Fat
8.6 g
43%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
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Cholesterol
129.6 mg
43%
Carbohydrates
15.9 g
6%
Fiber
3.4 g
12%
Sugars
4.2 g
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Protein
27.8 g
56%
Sodium
671.1 mg
29%
Vitamin D
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Calcium
69.6 mg
5%
Iron
3.9 mg
22%
Potassium
335.2 mg
7%
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