Herb-Roasted Chicken

If you have ever been hesitant to make a homemade roasted chicken, this recipe is for you.  This Herb-Roasted Chicken is seasoned with a combination of herbs and butter and then roasted to perfection. It’s easy and simple to make.

Roasted Chicken

 I’m so pleased to see how popular and well-received by you my readers have been my  Chicken Leg Quarters Recipe.  Which, by the way, it is the perfect recipe for a dinner for two. Today  I couldn’t resist sharing with you this Roasted Chicken Recipe. Juicy and flavorful, these are the best two words to describe this roasted chicken. Roast chicken is one of those classic recipes that is always good to have on our weekly menu. This recipe is a no-fuss, simple way of seasoning and roasting a chicken. 

How to Make Roasted Chicken

Step 1: The first thing I do is clean ( remove giblets for the inside of the chicken’s cavity and pat dry the chicken

Whole Chicken

Step 2: Then, I combine the garlic, a small habanero pepper (optional), salt, and pepper using a mortar and pestle. This will create a garlic paste that makes this chicken taste divine.

Delicious Chicken

Step 3: Mix the melted butter, cilantro, lime juice, and garlic paste. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of olive oil and season with salt and back pepper.

Combination of garlic and cilantro

Step 3: Then, safely remove the bag and continue cooking the chicken for 10-15 minutes (depending on the size of the chicken) over high temperatures (I raised mine to 475 degrees) until the chicken turns golden brown.

Herb Roast Chicken

Simple no-fuss roast chicken

Step 5:  Place the chicken inside an oven-safe bag, tide up the bag. Gently, using a knife, cut a small opening on the bag. I love using these oven-safe bags to save some cooking time. Then, place the chicken in a roasting pan and cook for about  20- 25 minutes.

Place Chicken in a oven-safe bag

 

Make a small slit on the bag

Step 6: Then, safely remove the bag and continue cooking the chicken for 15 minutes over high temperatures (I raised mine to 475 degrees) until the chicken turns golden brown.

Delicious Chicken

 

Below you will find an easily printable recipe card. Please, feel free to leave any comments and/or suggestions. I would be delighted to hear from you all.

Until the next one…

Love E.S. asimpletweak

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Herb-Roasted Chicken

If you have ever been hesitant to make a homemade roasted chicken, this recipe is for you. This Roast Chicken is seasoned with a combination of herbs and butter and then roasted to perfection. It's easy and simple to make.
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Course: Dinner,
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken recipe
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours 35 minutes
Total Time: 5 hours 50 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 71kcal
Author: Evelyn Saviñon

Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken ( about 8- 10 pounds)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 small habanero pepper (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • A handful cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice freshly squeezed

Instructions

  • The first thing I do is clean ( remove giblets for the inside of the chicken's cavity and pat dry the chicken.  
  • Then,  I combine the garlic, a small habanero pepper (optional), salt, and pepper, using a mortar and pestle. This will create a garlic paste that makes this chicken taste divine.
  • Mix the melted butter, cilantro, lime juice, and garlic paste. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of olive oil and season with salt and back pepper.
  • Place the chicken inside an oven-safe bag, tide up the bag. Gently, using a knife, cut a small opening on the bag. I love using these oven-safe bags to save some cooking time. Then, place the chicken in a roasting pan and cook for about  20- 25 minutes.
  • Then, safely remove the bag and continue cooking the chicken for 10-15 minutes (depending on the size of the chicken) over high temperatures (I raised mine to 475 degrees) until the chicken turns golden brown.

Nutrition

Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 37mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 199IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg

*Nutritional Disclaimer: Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.

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