roast chicken recipe

Lemon Roast Chicken Recipe

Garlic and Lemon Roast Chicken


A delicious and easy lemon roast chicken recipe. It's so simple to prepare and the lemon with garlic flavors the chicken meat beautifully. Of course you are not limited to these ingredients. As a whole chicken recipe this rates as one of the tastiest.


I encourage you to experiment with different herbs and flavour combinations. That's the beauty of roast chicken - you can try so many variations of cooking a whole chicken.

Lemon Roast Chicken Recipe Ingredients


Serves 4 - 6
  • 1 whole chicken for roasting
  • 2 cloves of fresh garlic or two heaped teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 lemon
  • olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary

How To Roast Lemon and Garlic Chicken

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees C or 375 degrees F.Remove the giblets from the chicken if they are still inside. Crush the garlic. Place the lemon and one of the crushed garlic cloves in the chicken cavity.

Truss if you want to by tying the legs together and tucking the wings under the bird.

Place in the roaster and brush with the olive oil. Rub the second crushed garlic clove over the skin and then sprinkle with the rosemary. Roast until the juices run clear and the chicken isdone to your liking.

The roast chicken cooking time will vary depending on your oven setting and the size of the chicken you roast.

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