Herb and Garlic Roast Chicken

Herb and Garlic Roast Chicken

Herb and Garlic Roast Chicken Focus On Taste


Welcome to Focus On Taste A classical recipe that never fails to impress is roast chicken with herbs and garlic. Your taste buds will be left wanting more as a result of the tempting flavor created by the aromatic combination of herbs and attraction of garlic's pungent appeal. This delicious and healthy recipe is ideal for Sunday dinners, family get together, and other special occasions. Let's get started for how to prepare this delicious roast chicken so it will be the highlight of your dinner party.

recipe Roasted Chicken with Garlic & Herbs


  • a whole chicken weighing between 4 and 5 pounds.
  • 6 minced garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary
  •  2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 cup softened unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons of salt 
  • 1 halved lemon
recipe Garlic-Herb Roasted Chicken Recipe


1. Preheat the Oven: 

To make sure that the oven is ready when the chicken is cooked, preheat it to 375°F (190°C).

2. Make the herb and garlic butter:

 Place the softened butter, minced garlic, parsley, rosemary, thyme, and sage in a mixing bowl. All ingredients should be mixed well. Place aside.

3.Rinse and dry the chicken:

 Rinse the chicken thoroughly on both sides under cold running water. In order to ensure a crispy skin during roasting, pat it dry with paper towels.

4. Season the chicken: 

Coat the skin of the chicken well with olive oil by rubbing it in. Salt and black pepper should be used to season the chicken on all sides. Lift the skin on the breast and thighs with low pressure, then rub some of the herb-garlic butter under the skin on the meat.

5. Stuff the Chicken: 

For an additional flavor boost, stuff the cavity of the chicken with the half-lemon and a few sprigs of herbs like rosemary, thyme, and sage.

6. Truss the Chicken:

 To make sure the chicken cooks equally. tie it with joining its legs together with kitchen twine.

 7. Coat with remaining herb and garlic butter:

 fully coat the exterior of the chicken with the remaining herb and garlic butter, making sure to completely cover it.

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8. Place in Roasting Pan: 

Place the breast-side up, prepped chicken in a roasting pan.

9. Roast the Chicken:

 Roast the chicken for about 1 hour and 30 minutes in a preheated oven, or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thickest portion of the thigh reads 165°F (74°C). To keep the chicken smooth and tasty, baste it with its own juices every 30 minutes.

10. Rest Before Serving: 

After the chicken has finished cooking, take it out of the oven and give it a 10-minute rest before slicing. This produces a tender, delicious roast chicken by redistributing the juices.

Roasted Chicken with Garlic and Herbs Focus on Taste


Serve this delectable Roast Chicken with Herbs and Garlic alongside your favorite side dishes such as roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, or a fresh garden salad. Your loved ones will relish every bite of this savory and aromatic delight. Enjoy the compliments that follow and cherish the moments shared around this delightful meal!

Roasted Whole Chicken with Garlic and Herbs Focus On Taste

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