Flavorful chicken roasted to perfection!

This chicken makes itself. The lemon tenderizes the chicken and, together with the garlic, makes the best dipping sauce ever.

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Serves 4

You will need:
1 large organic chicken, cut into 8 pieces
salt and pepper
1 teaspoon dried thyme
20 garlic cloves, peeled
juice from 2 lemons
4 tablespoons olive oil

  1. Preheat oven to 380°F.
  2. Rub the chicken with salt, pepper, and thyme.
  3. Place in an oven-proof dish, and add garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil. (I usually add the lemon rinds too.)
  4. Roast for 45–50 minutes or until the chicken is golden and done. To test for doneness, poke the chicken with a knife. If the juices come out clear, it’s done. If the juice are pink, roast a little longer.
  5. Let the chicken rest 5–6 minutes before serving. The leftovers make the best chicken salad ever.


Flavorful chicken roasted to perfection!
Photography by Paul "Sweet Paul" Lowe

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