Citrus Thyme Roasted Chicken | Cook for Your Life
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Citrus Thyme Roasted Chicken

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 20 min prep
Clock Icon for Prep Time 90 min total
Person Icon for Serving Size 6 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 7 ingredients

Though this Citrus Thyme Roasted Chicken dish looks like a 4 hour project, prep-time is a quick 20-30 minutes. The lovely combination of citrus and thyme works for any season, combine with any side to...


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Nutrition Facts


489 cals


36 g

Saturated Fat

9 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

7 g

Monounsaturated Fat

17 g


4 g


1 g


1 g


36 g


725 mg


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Pat chicken dry and set on a baking dish breast-side up
  3. Loosen the chicken skin with fingertips. Slide blood orange slices under the chicken skin.
  4. Rub the chicken with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Season inside the cavity with salt and pepper. Place the lemon slices, thyme and the garlic inside the cavity. Tie the chicken legs together with kitchen twine to close the cavity.
  5. Place the baking dish in the center rack of the oven and bake for about an hour or till the temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees when poked with a meat thermometer.
  6. Let rest for 10 minutes and serve.

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