Roast Chicken with Rosemary & Lemon
Makes: 4 SE R V I N GS
Macros: 322 Cal, Fat 8g, Carbs 5g, Protein 55g, Fibre 1g
1 (3 L B ) Chicken, washed and dried, fat removed
1/2 Onion, chopped in large chunks
2 Cloves Garlic, smashed
1 Lemon, Halved
3 Sprigs Fresh Rosemary
1 TBSP Dried Herbs de Provence (or dried Rosemary)
Salt & Pepper
Heat Oven to 425F.
Season chicken inside and out with Salt, Pepper and Herbs de Provence.
Squeeze half of the lemon on the outside of the chicken and stuff the remains of the lemon along with onion, garlic, rosemary sprigs inside the chicken. Transfer to a sheet pan, and tie the chicken by taking kitchen twine and plumbing up the breast, then coming around with the string to lasso the legs and tie them together. Don't forget to tuck the wing tips under themselves so they don't burn. Roast the chicken with the feet towards the back of the oven, until the juices run clean, and internal temperature is 160 degrees. about 50-60 minutes. (insert the thermometer between the thickest part of the leg and the thigh.
Let the bird rest for 10 minutes, tenting with foil before carving.