Buttery Garlic Herb Roast Chicken

Buttery Garlic Herb Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is a classic dish that never goes out of style, and our Buttery Garlic Herb Roast Chicken takes it to a whole new level of flavor. With a crispy golden skin and juicy, tender meat infused with aromatic garlic and fresh herbs, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite.


  • 1 whole chicken (about 4 pounds)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the minced garlic, chopped rosemary, chopped thyme, and softened butter.
  3. Season the chicken generously with salt and pepper, both inside and out.
  4. Using your fingers, carefully loosen the skin over the chicken breast and thighs.
  5. Spread the garlic and herb butter mixture evenly under the skin.
  6. Place the chicken in a roasting pan and roast in the preheated oven for about 1 hour and 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  7. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Cooking Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Buttery Garlic Herb Roast Chicken is a show-stopping dish that’s perfect for special occasions or a comforting family dinner. The combination of garlic and fresh herbs under the crispy skin infuses the meat with incredible flavor, while the butter keeps it moist and tender. Serve it with your favorite sides for a meal that will impress everyone at the table.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 350, Fat: 25g, Carbohydrates: 0g, Protein: 30g

If you’re looking for a roast chicken recipe that’s both delicious and easy to make, give our Buttery Garlic Herb Roast Chicken a try. With its golden brown skin and mouthwatering aroma, it’s a dish that will have your family and friends asking for seconds. Whether you’re serving it for a special occasion or a cozy weeknight dinner, this recipe is sure to delight your taste buds. Enjoy!

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