Oven Roasted Chicken

Recently updated on March 31st, 2021

Oven Roasted Chicken

Yields4 Servings

Cook Time1 hr 10 mins

Rating

Ingredients

 40 garlic cloves, about 3-4 heads
 1 (5.5-pound) whole chicken, cleaned and patted dry
 4 tbsp butter, room temperature
 Salt and pepper, to taste
 Fresh thyme sprigs

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 475 degrees.

2

In a large oven-proof skillet, place chicken and rub thoroughly with 2 tablespoons of butter. Season with salt and pepper. Add garlic, thyme, and remaining butter to the skillet.

3

Roast in the oven for about 60 minutes, basting every 10 minutes with juices. Continue cooking until the internal temperature reads 165 degrees. Insert a meat thermometer in the thickest part of the thigh, be sure to avoid bone. Transfer to a serving platter and rest 10 minutes before carving.

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Ingredients

 40 garlic cloves, about 3-4 heads
 1 (5.5-pound) whole chicken, cleaned and patted dry
 4 tbsp butter, room temperature
 Salt and pepper, to taste
 Fresh thyme sprigs

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 475 degrees.

2

In a large oven-proof skillet, place chicken and rub thoroughly with 2 tablespoons of butter. Season with salt and pepper. Add garlic, thyme, and remaining butter to the skillet.

3

Roast in the oven for about 60 minutes, basting every 10 minutes with juices. Continue cooking until the internal temperature reads 165 degrees. Insert a meat thermometer in the thickest part of the thigh, be sure to avoid bone. Transfer to a serving platter and rest 10 minutes before carving.

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