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Lemon Thyme roasted chicken
Lemon Thyme Roasted Chicken
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

Buttery seasonings and fresh lemon slices hidden under the skin
melt into the chicken lending a burst of flavor to every bite of our Lemon
Thyme Roasted Chicken
! Drizzle the buttery drippings over the chicken
before serving for a light and flavorful mouthwatering sauce.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon thyme roasted chicken, roasted chicken
Servings: 4
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. In small bowl combine butter, garlic powder, kosher salt, thyme and cracked black pepper; reserve 2 tsp. butter mixture.
  3. Arrange chicken on baking sheet with shallow sides. Gently loosen skin on chicken pieces and spread remaining butter mixture evenly under the skin of each chicken piece, top each with 2 lemon slices and cover with skin.

  4. Melt reserved 2 teaspoons butter mixture and brush over tops of chicken skins.
  5. Roast 45 minutes or until meat thermometer registers 165F and juices run clear.
  6. Drizzle drippings over chicken and serve.