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Onion Garlic Roasted Chicken

Onion-Garlic Roasted Chicken
Serves 6
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
1 hr 10 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
1 hr 10 min
508 calories
25 g
130 g
25 g
46 g
5 g
338 g
294 g
7 g
0 g
18 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
338g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 508
Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 25g
39%
Saturated Fat 5g
26%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 130mg
43%
Sodium 294mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates 25g
8%
Dietary Fiber 5g
22%
Sugars 7g
Protein 46g
Vitamin A
26%
Vitamin C
32%
Calcium
15%
Iron
29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 whole organic, preferably humanely raised, chicken
  2. 6-8 large whole cloves garlic, peeled
  3. 1 large brown or white onion, peeled and quartered
  4. 1 Bouquet of sage, rosemary and thyme
  5. 1 Tbsp olive oil
  6. Salt and pepper to taste
  7. Paprika
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. 1. After patting the bird dry, both inside and out, rub the inside of the bird with about 1/2 Tbsp olive oil and salt. Stuff with garlic and onion.
  3. 2. With the bird breast side up and using a sharp paring knife, gently cut the membrane between the meat and the skin to create a pocket. Stuff with the herb bouquet (it's not necessary to chop herbs), spreading the herbs out as flat as possible.
  4. 3. Rub the skin with remaining olive oil. Season with salt and pepper. Lightly sprinkle with paprika.
  5. 4. Place bird breast side down in a rack in roasting pan, tucking wings and legs under the bird.
  6. Roast 20 minute per pound or until bird tests done with meat thermometor so a not to under or over cook.
  7. Remove skin. Discard onion and garlic, or chop to accompany other veggies on menu. Let chicken rest 10 minutes before slicing breast meat and carving.
Notes
  1. This chicken will be flavorful, moist and tender. Be sure to roast breast side down so the herbs, onion and garlic along with the juices can self baste the breast meat. There is enough meat on a chicken this size for a family of four or for 2-3 meals for a couple. Cooking a whole chicken allows you to create "planned over meals."
  2. Planned over chicken meat can be added to soups, casseroles, stir frys and salads. You can slice chicken for sandwiches or diced for a chicken salad filling: Dice chicken, add chopped celery, green onions, apples and nuts. Season with salt and pepper and bind together with a small amount of plain yogurt and squeeze of lemon juice.
  3. For a couple, cooking a whole chicken often yields 3 meals (and planned over chicken scraps to be added to our little dogs food...she loves organic chicken).
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calories
508
fat
25g
protein
46g
carbs
25g
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Kat Maeda https://katmaeda.com/

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