Savory Garlic Herb Roast Chicken: Sunday Supper
There’s something magical about Sunday evenings – a perfect time to gather around the table and savor a comforting meal that brings loved ones together. This Savory Garlic Herb Roast Chicken is a masterpiece that turns Sunday supper into a culinary celebration. The tantalizing aroma of garlic and herbs that fills your kitchen as this chicken roasts is a prelude to the amazing flavors that await.
- 1 whole roasting chicken (4-5 pounds)
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, finely chopped
- 1 lemon, zested and juiced
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, rosemary, thyme, lemon zest, salt, pepper, and olive oil.
- Pat the chicken dry and rub the herb mixture all over the chicken, including under the skin for maximum flavor.
- Place the lemon halves inside the chicken’s cavity and tie the legs together with kitchen twine.
- 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) and the skin is crispy and golden.
- Once done, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 15 minutes before carving.
- Serve the succulent garlic and herb-infused chicken with your favorite sides and enjoy the heartwarming flavors of a perfect Sunday supper.
Cook Time: Approximately 1.5 to 2 hours
Yield: 4-6 servings
Aromatic garlic, earthy herbs, and zesty lemon come together to create a beautifully roasted chicken that’s as delightful to the palate as it is to the senses.
Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 320, Protein – 25g, Carbohydrates – 2g, Fat – 23g
As the savory aroma of the garlic herb roast chicken wafts through the air, it’s a reminder that Sundays are meant for indulgence, relaxation, and the pleasure of good food shared with those who matter most. This dish encapsulates the essence of comfort, and every bite tells a story of tradition and togetherness. The crisp herb-infused skin gives way to tender, juicy meat that’s been lovingly marinated in a medley of flavors. Whether it’s a casual family affair or a gathering of friends, this Sunday supper is the epitome of culinary artistry and the perfect way to wrap up the weekend.