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Perfect Roast Chicken
Recipe from Arcadia Mobile Market Seasonal Cookbook, By JuJu Harris Photography by Molly M. Peterson
Course: Main Dish
Servings: 6
  • 1 whole chicken rinsed and patted dry
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 10 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 cup parsely minced
  • 1 whole lemon
  • 1 sprig oregano fresh
  • 1 sprig thyme fresh
  • 2 tbsp oil
  1. In a small bowl, mix the salt, lemon juice, garlic, thyme, oregano and parsley together. Rub the mixture onto the chicken skin. Please the chicken into a large mixing bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate the chicken overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F
  3. Prick the lemon with the forks and place it, the oregano and thyme sprigs inside the chicken. Then Rub olive oil all over the chicken.
  4. Place the chicken into a roasting pan and drapes it with aluminum foil. Roast the chicken, covered for 45 minutes. Remove the four oil and roast a chicken until it is done, about 30 additional minutes.
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