Roast Chicken

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
100m
Cook Time
1h 55m
Ready In


"The lemon juice adds flavor to the chicken."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (474.3 g)
  • Calories 456.1
  • Total Fat - 12.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3 g
  • Cholesterol - 1088.6 mg
  • Sodium - 927.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 1.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 0.4 g
  • Protein - 80.2 g
  • Calcium - 56.9 mg
  • Iron - 11.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 22.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Sprinkle inside chicken (body and neck cavities) with salt and oregano.

Step 2

Sprinkle lemon juice all over the outside of the chicken, then cover it all over with the soft oleo.

Step 3

Let chicken stand at room temperature 15 minutes.

Step 4

Then put breast down on rack in a shallow pan, and roast 20 minutes at 450' F.

Step 5

Turn breast side up, reduce heat to 400', roast another 20 minutes. Sprinkle with black pepper.

Step 6

Turn once more, reduce heat to 300', continue baking another hour or more, till tender. Thigh joints should move with no effort.

Step 7

If the chicken weighs more than 4 lbs., add more cooking time--about 8 minutes for each additional pound.

Step 8

Remove to platter, let stand about 10-15 minutes.

Tips & Variations


  • String to truss the chicken

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