Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken recipeWho doesn't like roasted chicken chunks delicately flavored with select fresh herbs and condiments? The following delicious recipe is made with a unique combination of select ingredients which induces a lip-smacking flavor you just can't resist. The outer skin of this chicken is crisply hiding the juiciest and flavorful meat beneath. If you prefer to bake or shallow fry, you can opt for that too. If you have a wood fire oven, you're going to get the best possible flavor. Slight adjustments in the proportions of spices are recommended to get your preferred flavor and aroma. So, let's get started and quickly make this mouth-watering roast chicken preparation to delight our family, friends and loved ones.

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken recipe


Herb Roast Chicken

Savor this delicious, juicy and irresistible roast chicken recipe flavored with aromatic herbs and spices which gives the preparation, a unique taste.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4

  • one whole chicken (skin included)
  • 2 tbsp dried rosemary (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/3 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 5 tsp unsalted butter (melted)
  • paprika to taste
  • ground pepper to taste
  • salt to taste


  1. Wash the chicken under running water and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Chop into 8 to 10 large pieces.
  3. Take a large bowl and add melted butter in it.
  4. Add rosemary, thyme, onion powder, garlic powder, lemon juice paprika, ground pepper and salt in it.
  5. Mix with a spoon for about a minute.
  6. Add all the chopped chicken pieces in it and apply the marinade both inside out.
  7. Cover with aluminum foil and keep overnight in a refrigerator.
  8. Preheat oven at 220 °C.
  9. Roast the marinated chicken pieces for about 40 to 45 minutes.
  10. Reduce the heat to about 175 °C and roast for another 10 minutes.
  11. Take out from the oven and let it rest for about 10 minutes.
  12. Serve with your favorite beverage.