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Roasted Chicken Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 whole chicken
  • 4 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 piece lemon grate the skin for zest and quarter remains
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 medium-sized onion diced
  • 2 celery stalks chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Combine salt, ground black pepper, and garlic powder then mix.
  • Rub the mixture around the chicken.
  • Combine melted butter, dried thyme, and lemon zest and mix well.
  • Loosen the skin of the chicken and spread the lemon zest-butter-thyme mixture in between the skin and flesh.
  • Stuff the quartered lemon, celery stalks, and onion in the chicken and secure by tying the legs together using a kitchen thread.
  • Bake / Roast for 60 to 65 minutes.
  • Turn the oven off and take the chicken out.
  • Remove the thread and place in serving plate.
  • Serve hot. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g