Herbed Roast Chicken

Herbed Roast Chicken
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins Bake 450°F 50 mins


  • 1 3 1/2 pound whole chicken
  • 1/2 large lemon, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 6 fresh sage leaves
  • 8 sprigs of various fresh herbs such as savory, thyme, oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Make It

1. Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Place rack in shallow baking pan.

2. Gently separate skin from breasts of chicken. Under skin, slide 2 lemon slices, a few slices of garlic, 2 sage leaves and a few sprigs of fresh herbs. Place remaining lemon and herbs in cavity. Season outside and cavity of chicken with salt and pepper.

3. Place chicken on rack in pan. Roast at 450 degrees F for 50 minutes or until internal temperature measures 170 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thigh meat.

4. Let chicken rest 10 minutes before carving.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 462, Fat, total (g): 28, chol. (mg): 156, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): , fiber (g): 1, pro. (g): 49, sodium (mg): 441, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.