“For Sunday dinner or anytime.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
6
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Finely grate the peel from lemon to measure 2 teaspoons Cut lemon in half; squeeze juice from one half. Set aside.
  2. Slice one garlic clove; place sliced garlic, 2 tablespoon basil and the remaining lemon half in the chicken cavity.
  3. Place chicken breast side up in a shallow roasting pan; rub with reserved lemon juice.
  4. Mince remaining garlic; combine with butter and reserved lemon peel.
  5. Brush mixture over chicken.
  6. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and remaining basil.
  7. Bake uncovered, at 375* for 1-1/4 to 1-1/2 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 180*.
  8. Let stand for 15 minutes before carving.

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