Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 70 minutes. It's amazing how just a handful of ingredients produces this amazing dish.


Credit: Tina Rupp

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5 servings (serving size: 6 ounces)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 425°.

  • Remove and discard giblets and neck from chicken. Rinse chicken with cold water; pat dry. Trim excess fat. Starting at neck cavity, loosen skin from breast and drumsticks by inserting fingers, gently pushing between skin and meat.

  • Combine garlic and rosemary. Rub seasoning mixture under loosened skin and into the body cavity. Sprinkle salt and pepper evenly over entire outside surface of chicken.

  • Place chicken in a shallow roasting pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 375°; bake 1 hour or until a thermometer registers 180°. Let stand 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

419 calories; fat 24g; saturated fat 7g; mono fat 9g; poly fat 5g; protein 47g; carbohydrates 1g; cholesterol 152mg; iron 2mg; sodium 311mg; calcium 37mg.