Roasting is a classic way to prepare the ultimate juicy chicken. The lemon & thyme essential oils impart a delicate citrus/herb flavor that makes the meat melt in your mouth. If there are any leftovers they make great sandwiches. Smart Recipes, American Recipes, Chicken,Vegetables Recipes, Recipes Chicken,Vegetables American Roasted Chicken With Lemon and Thyme Roasted Chicken With Lemon and Thyme Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT1H55M Serves 4 3 Pounds Whole Roasting Chicken 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil 4 Drops Lemon Essential Oils 4 Drops Thyme Essential Oils 2 1/2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon Coarsely Ground Black Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon Dried Oregano 1 Large Lemon 1 Large Onion 1 Cup Water 1/2 Medium Bunch of Fresh Thyme Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile, In a small bowl, combine the essential oils, salt & pepper and whisk until incorporated. Set aside. In a large roasting pan, place chicken breast-side-up. Use a basting brush to coat the entire chicken with the seasoning mixture and use any remaining seasoning in the cavity. Sprinkle oregano evenly over top of the meat. Arrange 1/2 of the sliced lemon & onion slices in the bottom of the pan, and the remainder in the chicken cavity with the fresh thyme. Pour water over the lemon and onion mixture, and nestle the chicken into the roasting pan. Roast until an instant read thermoter reads 180 degrees, about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Allow the bird to rest at room tempature for 10 minutes before carving.

Roasted Chicken With Lemon and Thyme

Roasted Chicken With Lemon and Thyme Recipe


Roasting is a classic way to prepare the ultimate juicy chicken. The lemon & thyme essential oils impart a delicate citrus/herb flavor that makes the meat melt in your mouth. If there are any leftovers they make great sandwiches.

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

American

Protein

Chicken,Vegetables

Category

Main Dishes

Serves

4

Total Time

1 Hour 55 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 3 Pounds Whole Roasting Chicken
      • 4 Tablespoons Olive Oil
      • 4 Drops Lemon Essential Oils
      • 4 Drops Thyme Essential Oils
      • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Kosher Salt
      • 1 Teaspoon Coarsely Ground Black Pepper
      • 1/4 Teaspoon Dried Oregano
      • 1 Large Lemon (Sliced)
      • 1 Large Onion (Sliced)
      • 1 Cup Water
      • 1/2 Medium Bunch Of Fresh Thyme

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Meanwhile, In a small bowl, combine the essential oils, salt & pepper and whisk until incorporated. Set aside.
  2. In a large roasting pan, place chicken breast-side-up. Use a basting brush to coat the entire chicken with the seasoning mixture and use any remaining seasoning in the cavity. Sprinkle oregano evenly over top of the meat.
  3. Arrange 1/2 of the sliced lemon & onion slices in the bottom of the pan, and the remainder in the chicken cavity with the fresh thyme. Pour water over the lemon and onion mixture, and nestle the chicken into the roasting pan. Roast until an instant read thermoter reads 180 degrees, about 1 hour and 45 minutes. Allow the bird to rest at room tempature for 10 minutes before carving.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

705 kcal

Carbs

16 g

Fat

52 g

Protein

44 g

Cost Per Serving

$2.59

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