Perfect Herb Roasted Chicken

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 1 h 20 min 8
Perfect Herb Roasted Chicken
Health Highlights
The different baking temperatures keep the skin crispy and the meat inside juicy. A great dinner staple!


1 medium/large bird Whole Chicken (organic - weighing about 3 1/2 lbs)
1 tbsp Avocado oil
1 tsp, leaves Basil, dried
1 tsp, leaves Thyme, dried
1 tsp Marjoram
1 tsp Rosemary, dried
1 tsp Oregano, dried
1 tbsp Sea Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper


1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

2. Rub avocado oil over the entire chicken.

3. Mix together all the herbs with the salt and pepper.

4. Rub the seasoning mixture into the chicken, then place the chicken in a roasting pan.

5. Cook the chicken in the pan, uncovered, for 20 minutes.

6. Lower the temperature and cook for another 60 minutes at 375 degrees F, until the juices run clear when pierced with a fork, and the meat thermometer reaches 165 degrees F.

7. Remove from oven and let stand for ten minutes before carving.

8. Reserve drippings and carcass for homemade chicken stock.



Nutritional Highlights:

is a great source of lean protein which helps with muscle growth and repair!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 329
Calories from fat 190
Calories from saturated fat 50
Total Fat 21.1 g
Saturated Fat 5.6 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.0 g
Cholesterol 109 mg
Sodium 988 mg
Potassium 311 mg
Total Carbohydrate 0.4 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Protein 35 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.6

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