Main Dishes

Lemony Roast Chicken

Recipe Credit: Saveur: The New Comfort Food (Chronicle Books, 2011), edited by James Oseland. Reprinted with permission from Chronicle Books.

Ingredients

  • 1 3 ½-lb. chicken, cut into 8 pieces
  • ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup fresh rosemary leaves
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 10 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, peel removed, pith and pulp chopped
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Toss the chicken pieces with the extra-virgin olive oil, rosemary, lemon juice, garlic, lemon, and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. Marinate for about 1 hour.
  2. Heat the oven to 475°F. Arrange the chicken in a 9 x 13-inch baking dish and add the remaining marinade. Roast, turning once, until cooked through, 30-40 minutes.
  3. Divide chicken between 4 plates and serve.

 

Time Level Yield
100 Minutes Easy 4 servings

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