Roasted Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chicken
Servings: 1 family meal
  • 1 roasting chicken size of choice
  • 1/2 to 1 lemon cut into wedges
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt
  • pepper
  • spices dried basil, oregano, summer savory, or herbes de provence
  • olive oil extra virgin
  1. Preheat oven to 450
  2. Rub the chicken all over with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and add additional spices if desired.
  3. Put lemon wedges and garlic into the cavity of the chicken
  4. Roast for 20 min at 450 then reduce heat to 350 and roast for 20 minutes per lb.