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Lemon Roasted Chicken

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Serves 4 | Prep Time 20 mins. | Cook Time 75 mins

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Ingredients You'll Need

4 lb whole chicken
2 whole lemons
2 cloves crushed garlic
2 sprigs fresh thyme
Kosher Salt


Heat oven to 350

Wash chicken and pat dry

Season inside and outside of chicken with salt and pepper

Roll lemons on a hard surface and then pierce several times with a fork

Place lemons, thyme and garlic inside chicken cavity

Tie legs together with butchers twine

Place chicken breast side down on rack in roasting pan

Tuck wings under body cavity

Roast chicken 45 mins

Remove and baste with melted butter

Return to oven and bake 20-30 mins more until juices run clear or meat therm. reaches 190 degrees

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