Flavorful Lemon Rosemary Roast Chicken | Sunday Supper
Picture this: it’s a cozy Sunday evening, the sun is setting in a warm embrace, and the delightful aroma of Flavorful Lemon Rosemary Roast Chicken fills your home. This recipe is not just about cooking; it’s about crafting a memory. The sizzle of the chicken in the oven, the zesty scent of lemon, and the earthy hint of rosemary unite to create a symphony for your senses.
- 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 lbs)
- 2 lemons, sliced
- 4-5 sprigs of fresh rosemary
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Pat the chicken dry with paper towels, inside and out.
- Stuff the cavity with lemon slices, rosemary sprigs, and 2 cloves of minced garlic.
- Brush the chicken with olive oil, then season with salt and black pepper.
- Place the chicken in a roasting pan and scatter remaining garlic around it.
- Bake for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
- Once done, let the chicken rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 2 hours
Yields: 4-6 servings
Juicy roasted chicken infused with the bright flavors of lemon and rosemary, perfect for a comforting Sunday dinner.
Nutrition information: Calories: 250 | Protein: 30g | Carbohydrates: 2g | Fat: 14g
Picture-perfect and palate-pleasing, this Flavorful Lemon Rosemary Roast Chicken is the ultimate Sunday Supper dish. As you take that first bite, the succulent chicken practically melts in your mouth, carrying the tanginess of lemon and the aromatic essence of rosemary. It’s not just a meal; it’s a tradition, a moment to cherish with loved ones. So, gather around the table, share stories, and savor each tender, flavor-packed forkful. This recipe isn’t just about nourishing your body; it’s about feeding your soul.