Butter Herb Roast Chicken

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Serves 5 | Prep/Cook Time: 1 Hr 45 Min
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Calories
329
Protein
42g
Sodium
568mg
Sat.Fat
5g
INGREDIENTS
1 PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® Whole Chicken with Giblets
2 tablespoons butter, melted
1 1/2 tablespoons minced fresh thyme
1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano
1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon paprika
INSTRUCTIONS
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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