Tender & Juicy Roast Chicken

Tender & Juicy Roast Chicken

If you’re craving a mouthwatering, succulent roast chicken that’s sure to impress your family and guests, you’ve come to the right place. Our recipe for Tender & Juicy Roast Chicken is a true crowd-pleaser that never fails to deliver.


  • 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 lemon, halved
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 onion, quartered


  1. Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Rinse the chicken inside and out, and pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. Rub the chicken with olive oil, salt, and pepper, both inside and out.
  4. Place the lemon halves, garlic, rosemary, thyme, and onion inside the chicken’s cavity.
  5. Tie the chicken legs together with kitchen twine and tuck the wing tips under the body.
  6. Place the chicken in a roasting pan, breast side up.
  7. Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for about 1 hour and 30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is golden brown and crispy.
  8. Remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

This Tender & Juicy Roast Chicken recipe is a classic favorite. The combination of aromatic herbs, zesty lemon, and perfectly roasted chicken creates a dish that’s both flavorful and satisfying. Whether it’s a special occasion or a cozy family dinner, this roast chicken will steal the show every time. Serve it with your favorite sides, and watch the compliments pour in!

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 350, Fat: 20g, Carbohydrates: 3g, Protein: 35g

Make this Tender & Juicy Roast Chicken for your next gathering, and it will become a cherished recipe in your repertoire. Its crispy skin and tender meat will make your taste buds dance with joy. Enjoy every succulent bite!

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