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Herb-Roasted Chicken: A Classic Dish with a Flavorful Twist

by Herbs Cures

A succulent, herb-roasted chicken is a timeless classic that never fails to impress. The combination of tender meat and aromatic herbs creates a symphony of flavors that tantalize the taste buds. Here’s a recipe to create a herb-infused roasted chicken that will leave you craving more:


  • Whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
  • Fresh herbs (such as rosemary, thyme, and sage), finely chopped
  • Garlic cloves, minced
  • Lemon, sliced
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F (220°C).
  2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels and place it on a roasting rack set inside a roasting pan.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the chopped herbs, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  4. Rub the herb mixture all over the chicken, including under the skin and inside the cavity.
  5. Place the lemon slices inside the cavity of the chicken.
  6. Drizzle the chicken with olive oil.
  7. Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  8. Allow the chicken to rest for a few minutes before carving.
  9. Serve the herb-roasted chicken as a centerpiece dish, infused with the flavors of fragrant herbs that complement the juicy and tender meat.