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Roast Chicken with Lemon and Herb Butter

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Delicious roast chicken with lemon and herb butter.

Ingredients

  • FOR THE LEMON AND HERB BUTTER:
  • 1 cup Butter
  • ¼ cups Chopped Fresh Tarragon Leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Sage
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Thyme
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Salt And Pepper
  • FOR THE SEASONING:
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Minced
  • ¼ teaspoons Sea Salt
  • Pepper To Taste
  • FOR THE CHICKEN:
  • 1 whole Roaster Chicken
  • Kosher Salt And Pepper
  • ½ cups Lemon And Herb Butter
  • 1  Lemon, Halved

Preparation

For the butter:
In a bowl, add butter, tarragon, sage, thyme, garlic, and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Stir with a fork until all ingredients are well combined.

Transfer butter onto a large piece of wax or parchment paper and shape into a log. Wrap tightly. Make sure you seal the ends.

For the seasoning:
Grind garlic, sea salt, and pepper in a mortar. Set aside.

For the chicken:
Preheat oven to 375°F. Pat dry the chicken.

Sprinkle main cavity of chicken with kosher salt and pepper. Slide fingers under skin of the breast and upper part of legs, loosening skin. Spread seasoning mixture and lemon and herb butter under the skin. Sprinkle chicken again with kosher salt and pepper. Insert the halved lemon into the chicken cavity.

Truss the chicken and place chicken on rack in large roasting pan. Roast chicken uncovered for 1 1/2 hours.

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Luz Estrella | A Scrumptious Bite on 9.16.2019

Hello!!! For some reason, I just saw your comment. I truly apologize for not replying before. I am very happy to know that you loved the recipe. Thank You for the review!!!! :)

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Church Hill on 5.5.2019

Thank you soooooooo much for your recipe. I’m not a garlic fan so other than that I followed it to the letter and it was great!
No…better than great! Thank you again and I hope to see more baking/broiling recipes from you!

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Church Hill on 5.5.2019

Thank you soooooooo much for your recipe. I’m not a garlic fan so other than that I followed it to the letter and it was great!
No…better than great! Thank you again and I hope to see more baking/broiling recipes from you!

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