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Lemon Rosemary Roasted Chicken

About the Recipe

Rosemary and lemon add bright flavor to simple roasted chicken.

Serves 4


  • 4 chicken leg quarters
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped

Preheat the oven to 400°F. Massage oil onto chicken, place it in an oven-proof dish and season both sides with salt and black pepper. Roast on the top rack of the oven for 25 minutes.

In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, garlic, and rosemary. Pour mixture over chicken. Continue roasting chicken until cooked through, about 15 minutes more. Serve warm.

YIELD: 4 servings I PREP TIME: 10 min I COOK TIME: 40 min I TOTAL TIME: 50 min