Oven Roasted Chicken with Lemon Rosemary Garlic Butter

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Boneless chicken breast is an addition to some of the best chicken recipes, but the whole bird cannot be ignored. There’s nothing quite like a juicy chicken; it's delicious smell wafting through the whole house, to get salivating started. This whole roasted chicken food idea is the perfect addition to the Sunday dinner table or your holiday meal. This whole chicken recipe is great for people who don't want to cook a whole turkey on Christmas day, especially if you only have one or two people to cook for. And this recipe is so easy you could also make it any day of the week. The chicken on the bone, cooked with its skin are the two things that give chicken a flavor all on its own. And when you layer the chicken with the soft, buttery mix of garlic, rosemary and lemon a new flavor permeates your chicken under, and over the skin. And the chicken skin is perfectly golden. For the full step by step instructions for this whole chicken recipe, you will want to take a look at the Foodie Crush site.

This whole chicken recipe uses real butter for the recipe, with salted butter working since you’ll also be adding your own kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. To use butter in this chicken recipe, you will gently pry the chicken skin from the meat of the chicken breasts and legs and work the flavored butter over the chicken. Then, slather the top of the chicken skin with the butter. For flavor on flavor, you want to use fresh aromatics of lemons, full head of garlic, and onions stuffed in the chicken cavity while the rest of the aromatics sit in the roasting pan with a good amount of wine to add moisture to the whole bird. For this chicken recipe, you will need a four to five-pound whole chicken, at room temperature with the giblets and neck removed from cavity, onions, garlic, lemons, unsalted butter, grated lemon zest, fresh rosemary sprigs,

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper.

When it comes to whole chickens, it's a food idea that can be used for a variety of recipes in the kitchen. You can roast it, quarter it and fry it. You can also poach a chicken, braise it and do whatever way you like it; whole chickens are a great idea in the kitchen. So when you are buying a chicken, you want to make sure you know what you're getting. The good thing about a whole chicken is you can use leftovers for use in other recipes throughout the week. Buying a whole chicken is a good idea for a few reasons. A whole chicken is cheaper per pound than buying chicken in pieces. Once you learn how to cut up a whole chicken yourself, you'll never regret it. The reason is that you can and should use all the parts of the chicken, including the carcass for stock. And when it comes to whole chickens you will have more than one option. One option is organic whole chicken. USDA Certified Organic means that the birds ate organic feed that is free of pesticides and antibiotics, the chicken had outdoor access and were processed in an organic slaughterhouses. However, the amount of time the chickens spend outside is open to interpretation. The USDA also regulates that the chickens be raised without antibiotics and antibiotics, and require sufficient documentation from the producers who use those labels.

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