Prepare to be amazed by the flavors of this Lemon Garlic Roast Chicken. The combination of citrusy lemon and aromatic garlic will elevate your roast chicken game to new heights.
Lemon Garlic Roast Chicken
- 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 lemons, sliced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Rinse the chicken inside and out, then pat it dry with paper towels.
- In a small bowl, mix together minced garlic, olive oil, thyme, salt, and pepper.
- Rub the garlic mixture all over the chicken, including under the skin and inside the cavity.
- Place sliced lemons and any remaining garlic mixture inside the chicken cavity.
- Transfer the chicken to a roasting pan and roast in the preheated oven for about 1.5 to 2 hours or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
- Let the chicken rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.
- Serve and enjoy your Lemon Garlic Roast Chicken!
Total Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
Yield: 4-6 servings
Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories: 350, Protein: 30g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fat: 22g, Cholesterol: 120mg, Sodium: 500mg