Savory Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken
Savor the moments around your table as the aroma of this delectable Savory Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken fills the air. It’s a culinary journey that marries the earthy essence of rosemary with the bold allure of garlic, resulting in a dish that’s not only a feast for the senses but a celebration of togetherness.
- 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon black pepper
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
- Rinse the chicken inside and out, then pat it dry with paper towels.
- In a small bowl, mix the minced garlic, chopped rosemary, olive oil, salt, and black pepper to create a fragrant marinade.
- Gently loosen the skin of the chicken without removing it. Carefully spread some of the marinade under the skin, massaging it over the meat.
- Coat the entire chicken with the remaining marinade, both outside and inside the cavity.
- Place the chicken on a roasting pan or oven-safe skillet, breast side up.
- Roast in the preheated oven for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the juices run clear.
- Once done, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.
- Serve the succulent slices of Savory Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken alongside your favorite sides.
Total time: Approximately 2 hours
Yield: 4-6 servings
Roasted to perfection, this Savory Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken is a flavorful masterpiece that brings the rustic charm of rosemary and the boldness of garlic to your plate. With crispy, golden skin and tender, juicy meat, it’s a dish that embodies comfort and elegance in every bite.
Nutrition Information: Calories per serving – 320, Total Fat – 18g, Protein – 34g, Carbohydrates – 2g
Savoring this dish is like taking a stroll through an herb-filled garden while enjoying the warm embrace of a home-cooked meal. As you relish the harmonious blend of flavors and the satisfaction of a meal well-prepared, let the Savory Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chicken become a cherished part of your culinary repertoire—a dish that not only tantalizes taste buds but also creates cherished memories around the table.