Oven Roasted Garlic Chicken

Oven Roasted Garlic Chicken

Oven Roasted Garlic Chicken
 
Oven Roasted Garlic Chicken
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Ingredients
  • Kosher salt/black pepper
  • 1 (6 lb.) chicken
  • 6 heads of garlic; top 1” cut off
  • Olive oil
  • 2 lemons, halved
  • 2 large Vidalia onions, quartered
  • 1 c. chicken broth

Instructions
  1. Heat oven 375.
  2. Mix salt and pepper in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Pat chicken dry and rub with one of the cut garlic heads all over.
  4. Rub all over chicken and under skin with olive oil and salt/pepper.
  5. Place 1 garlic head and 1 lemon (two halves) in the cavity.
  6. Arrange remaining garlic and lemon and onion in bottom of 3-4 quart baking dish to create a bed.
  7. Place chicken on top.
  8. Add broth and cover tightly with foil.
  9. Roast until chicken reaches internal temperature of 135-140 with instant read thermometer. This takes about 1 hour.
  10. Remove foil, brush chicken with pan juices and increase temperature to 50.
  11. Roast, basting occasionally until internal temperature is 165. Skin should be golden, juices run clear. This takes about another 30 minutes.
  12. Remove pan from oven and let chicken rest for 10 minutes.
  13. Pour pan juices into a saucepan and simmer until thickened, about 8 minutes. Taste for seasoning.
  14. Carve chicken and serve each piece with 1 head of garlic and pan juice.

 

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