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Favorite Recipes: Rosemary Lemon Chicken

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Name: Sheila B.
Total Recipes: 1



Rosemary Lemon Chicken

Dish: One-dish Meals
Dish Type: Poultry
Cooking Method: Roasted
Diet: Healthy
Difficulty: 3 / 10
Servings: 6
Prep Time: 30 min
Cook Time: 2 hours 15 min

  • 1 4-6 lb. - roasting chicken
  • 2 lg. - lemons
  • 4 sprigs or 4 tsp. - fresh or dry rosemary
  • 1/4 cup - olive oil (divided)
  • 2 - 3 lbs. - small red potatoes, washed and halved
  • 1 - 1 1/2 lbs. - fresh or frozen green beans
  • 2 tsp. - salt (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp. - pepper (divided)

Preheat oven to 350 F. 

Rinse and pat dry chicken.  Squeeze 1 lemon for juice and set aside.  Cut remaining lemon into chunks and place inside chicken with 2 sprigs or 2 tsp. of rosemary.  Place chicken in large roasting pan.

In a cup, combine:  2 tsp. rosemary, 2 tbsp. of olive oil, 1 tsp. salt,  1/4 tsp. pepper.  Brush over chicken.

Place washed, halved potatoes around chicken in roasting pan.  Combine:  reserved lemon juice,  2 tbsp. olive oil, 1 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper.  Bruish over potatoes.

Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes. 

Add green beans and toss with potatoes.  Bake another hour or until chicken measures 180 degrees.


This dinner is sooo yummy.!  I have cooked 2 at a time and frozen one to reheat another day and it's just as good.  Best with fresh rosemary and green beans!

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