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Lemon Roasted Chicken
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8 INGREDIENTS • 9 STEPS • 1HR 10MINS

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!
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Wok & Skillet
I take the mystery out of Asian cooking so that you can make your favorite takeout dishes at home!
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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 10MINS
Total Time
$1.86
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
4
us / metric
Butter
1/2 stick
Seasoned Salt
to taste
Seasoned Salt
Fresh Thyme
6 sprigs
Garlic
10 cloves
Garlic, peeled
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
410
Fat
22.0 g
Protein
38.8 g
Carbs
15.9 g
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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 Carrots (4), Garlic (10 cloves) and Fresh Thyme (6 sprigs) all around the chicken.
step 7 Slice the other Lemon (1) into thin slices. Place lemon slices around the chicken, then place Carrots (4), Garlic (10 cloves) and Fresh Thyme (6 sprigs) 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!
step 9 Let the chicken rest for about 15 minutes before carving. Serve and Enjoy!
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American
Gluten-Free
Microwave
Keto
Low-Carb
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
One-Pot
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