Saturday, January 31, 2015

Roasted Garlic Chicken



1 whole chicken
3 garlic cloves, fresh
2 tbs basil, ground,
1 tbs  garlic powder
2 tbs oregano, dried,
Salt and fresh black pepper
2 lemon


Quarter your chicken and loosen the skin with your fingers. Pull back the skin on all the pieces of chicken. Cut peeled garlic cloves into slivers. Arrange garlic slivers under the skin of chicken pieces. Sprinkle basil, oregano, sea salt, and pepper under skin of chicken pieces. Cover chicken with the skin. Salt and pepper all of the chicken again on top of skin.

Cover tightly with foil and roast in 350°F oven for 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove from oven, and squeeze lemon juice over chicken. Sprinkle with paprika garlic powder. Make a loose tent with the same foil and place over chicken. Increase temperature to 400°F and roast until crispy and golden brown. Serve with your choice of side dish. Enjoy!


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