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Butter-Herb Roasted Chicken

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Butter-Herb Roasted Chicken
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 55 min
  • Servings 4
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Butter gives this herb-roasted chicken a nice crispiness in this recipe, perfect for a Sunday supper!

Ingredients

1/2
cup butter, softened
2
teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
2
teaspoons chopped fresh sage leaves
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 1/4
teaspoons salt
1
teaspoon pepper
1
whole chicken (about 4 lb)
12
small whole carrots with tops or 3 large carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
lb fingerling potatoes, cut lengthwise in half
2
sweet onions, each cut into 6 wedges
2
tablespoons olive oil
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray shallow roasting pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix butter, chopped thyme, sage, garlic, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt and 1/2 teaspoon of the pepper. Rub mixture under and on skin of chicken. Place chicken, breast side up, in roasting pan. Insert ovenproof meat thermometer so tip is in thickest part of inside thigh muscle and does not touch bone.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss carrots, potatoes and onions with oil and remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Arrange vegetables around chicken. Pour broth over vegetables.
  • 4 Roast uncovered 1 hour 15 minutes or until thermometer reads at least 165°F and legs move easily when lifted or twisted. Cover loosely with foil; let stand 10 to 15 minutes for easier carving. Serve chicken with vegetables.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
660
Daily Value
Total Fat
36g
0%
(
Saturated Fat
17g
0%
)
Sodium
1270mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
32g
0%
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
0%
)
Protein
51g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 7 Very Lean Meat; 6 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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