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Simple Roasted Chicken
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr 10 mins
Total Time
1 hr 25 mins

this roasted chicken is perfect for dinner or meal prepping! 

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken, Pan Roasted Chicken
Servings: 4 -6 servings
Calories: 1597 kcal
  • 1 5-6 pound roasting Kirkwood Whole Chicken
  • 1/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup Carlini Pure Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Stonemill Essentials Black Pepper Grinder
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 lemon cut in quarters
  • 1 head of garlic cut in half horizontally
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the salt, pepper, lemon zest and thyme until well blended. Using your clean hands, carefully separate the skin from the meat on the chicken breast. Spread the salt mixture over the meat. Stuff the lemon and garlic in the cavity of the chicken. Tuck the wings of the chicken under the breast and tie the legs together with kitchen twine.
  3. Place the chicken in a medium sized roasting pan and roast for approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes or until the juices run clear.
  4. Cover the chicken with foil and allow to rest for 10 minutes before carving.
Nutrition Facts
Simple Roasted Chicken
Amount Per Serving (0 g)
Calories 1597 Calories from Fat 1044
% Daily Value*
Fat 116g178%
Saturated Fat 31g194%
Cholesterol 510mg170%
Sodium 7551mg328%
Potassium 1353mg39%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 0g0%
Protein 127g254%
Vitamin A 1035IU21%
Vitamin C 30.2mg37%
Calcium 100mg10%
Iron 6.9mg38%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.