Butter Herb Roast Chicken


Butter Herb Roast Chicken

Butter Herb Roast Chicken

PREP TIME: 0min COOK TIME: 1hr 45min
Serves 5

PREP TIME: 0min COOK TIME: 1hr 45min
Serves 5

  • 329
  • 42g
  • 568mg
  • 5g
    Sat. Fat
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Ingredients Ingredients


2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 1/2 tablespoonsminced fresh thyme

1 tablespoonminced fresh oregano

1 tablespoonminced fresh rosemary

1 teaspoonkosher salt

1/2 teaspoonground black pepper

1 teaspoonpaprika

Step 1

Preheat oven to 425°F. Remove giblets and neck from chicken. Discard or cook separately. Loosen chicken skin around breast, drumsticks and thighs.

Step 2

Combine butter, herbs, salt and pepper. Brush butter mixture under skin and on outside of chicken. Set a vertical, v-shaped, or flat roasting rack in a baking pan. Place chicken in rack. Sprinkle evenly with paprika.

Step 3

Roast at 425°F for 15 minutes. Reduce oven to 375°F and continue roasting 1 to 1 1/2 hours until internal temperature registers 180°F, measured at thickest part of the thigh. Remove from oven and let stand 10-15 minutes before carving.

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Butter Herb Roast Chicken

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A traditional roast chicken, combining fresh herbs and spices. Serve whole chicken with more herb garnish for a farm fresh look. Serves 5 https://www.perdue.com/recipeimages/54705__butter-herb-roast-chicken_thumb.jpg https://www.perdue.com/recipeimages/54705__butter-herb-roast-chicken_thumb.jpg

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