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Lemon Garlic Chicken

Course: Main Dish
Author: Nicole Michelle


  • 5-6 lb whole chicken
  • 1 bunch fresh thyme
  • 1 meyer lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 425F and prepare a roasting pan with a rack
  • Rinse off the chicken and remove the giblets
  • Stuff the chicken with half of the thyme, 1 lemon halved and garlic cloves
  • Tie the chicken's legs together and place the chicken on the rack
  • Brush the top of the chicken with the olive oil
  • Season the chicken top with thyme, salt & pepper
  • Bake the chicken for 90 minutes
  • Rest the chicken for 15 minutes and serve