Roast Chicken

Nov 22, 2010 by Sherry Tan | 0 Comments| Share it:   



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  • Prep: ~30 mins.
  • Cook: 1 - 2 hrs.
  • Serves: 4

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This is a easy and delicious roast chicken recipe.


  • 1 medium sized free range chicken
  • Half a head garlic
  • Half lemon
  • 5 garlic clove
  • 100G (7 tablespoons) butter
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • Half onion
  • 100G (7 tablespoons, or enough to lightly coat chicken.) dried basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Step 1

Cut the garlic and lemon into half. Mince the 5 cloves of garlic and cut the onion into cubes.

Step 2

Stuff the chicken with the lemon half.

Step 3

Stuff the chicken with the half head of garlic.

Step 4

Continue to stuff the onion cubes into the chicken.

Step 5

Seal the chicken with the tooth pick.

Step 6

Rub the whole chicken with butter evenly.

Step 7

Continue to rub the whole chicken with minced garlic.

Step 8

Sprinkle the chicken with olive oil and rub evenly.

Step 9

Sprinkle a generous amount of salt.

Step 10

Sprinkle with ground pepper.

Step 11

Lastly, sprinkle the whole chicken with dried basil.

Step 12

Preheat the oven and bake the chicken in 180 degrees Celsius / 355 degrees Fahrenheit for 1.5 hours. The chicken should reach an internal temperature of 165 °F. Once it has fully cooked, remove the chicken and allow it to rest for 15-20 minutes before serving.

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