Main Dishes

Mama's Perfect Roast Chicken

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Here is my favorite recipe for perfect roast chicken! Such a great Sunday dinner! Growing up Sunday dinner was very important in my family and this recipe is near and dear to my heart, my mother used to make it for Sunday dinners!

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Prep time 20 min
Cooking time 2 hours
Resting time 20 min
total time 2 hours 40 min
Serves 2-4 people

Ingredients ?
1 5-6 lb whole fryer chicken
6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) margarine, at room temperature
2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice (from 1/2 large lemon)
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 large cloves garlic, minced
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F. For the margarine spread: In a small bowl, (I use my kitchen-aid mixer), combine the margarine, rosemary, thyme, lemon juice, salt, pepper and garlic until smooth. For...
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Nutritions

Calories
1023

Sodium
734mg
30% DV

Fat
83g
128% DV

Protein
32g
64% DV

Carbs
5g
1% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV