Lemon, Garlic & Rosemary Roasted Chicken
Dinner, roasted chicken
Divas Can Cook
washed & dried
large springs fresh rosemary
zest of 4 lemons
salt & pepper
Fresh lemon juice
sliced lemons, sliced onions, spring of rosemary
Preheat oven to 425.
Add butter to a medium sized bowl.
Add in olive oil, rosemary, garlic and lemon zest.
Stir to combine. Set aside.
Generously season chicken with salt and pepper, including inside of the cavity.
Brush the butter mixture onto the chicken generously covering up all of the chicken.
Squeeze the juice of 2 lemons all over the chicken.
Stuff the chicken with lemon slices, rosemary and onions.
Tie together the legs if desired.
Place chicken in roasting pan.
Cook for 45 minutes and then baste.
Return to oven and cook for another 15 minutes or until golden. Lightly tent with foil if chicken is browning too quickly.
Let chicken cool for 15 minute before carving.
Use fresh ingredients for the best flavor.