Oven Roasted Chicken

AuthorKathy Varricchio
DifficultyBeginner

Perfect for Sunday supper!

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Yields6 Servings
 6 to 8 pound roasting chicken
 salt and pepper
 1 lemon quartered lengthwise
 4 cloves of garlic
 ½ cup Dennis' Key Lime BBQ Sauce
1

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

2

Place the garlic cloves and lemon quarters into the cavity of the chicken

3

Truss the chicken, then salt and pepper the skin.

4

Place the chicken in a roasting pan and place in the oven.

5

Roast for 15 minutes at which time the chicken skin should be turning slightly brown.

6

Baste with Dennis' Key Lime BBQ Sauce.

7

Reduce oven to 350 degrees and cook until a thermometer inserted between the breast and the thigh reads between 160 and 170 degrees. Be sure the thermometer does not touch a bone or this will result in an inaccurate reading. On average, a chicken should take 17 minutes per pound to cook thoroughly.

8

Let the chicken rest for 15 minutes.

9

Carve chicken and serve with Dennis' Key Lime BBQ Sauce.

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Ingredients

 6 to 8 pound roasting chicken
 salt and pepper
 1 lemon quartered lengthwise
 4 cloves of garlic
 ½ cup Dennis' Key Lime BBQ Sauce

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

2

Place the garlic cloves and lemon quarters into the cavity of the chicken

3

Truss the chicken, then salt and pepper the skin.

4

Place the chicken in a roasting pan and place in the oven.

5

Roast for 15 minutes at which time the chicken skin should be turning slightly brown.

6

Baste with Dennis' Key Lime BBQ Sauce.

7

Reduce oven to 350 degrees and cook until a thermometer inserted between the breast and the thigh reads between 160 and 170 degrees. Be sure the thermometer does not touch a bone or this will result in an inaccurate reading. On average, a chicken should take 17 minutes per pound to cook thoroughly.

8

Let the chicken rest for 15 minutes.

9

Carve chicken and serve with Dennis' Key Lime BBQ Sauce.

Oven Roasted Chicken
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