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Oven Roasted Chicken

Oven Roasted Chicken

29 Ratings
29 Ratings
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Oven Roasted Chicken
Makes: 6 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

A simple, roasted chicken is perfect for dinner any time of the year.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken, broiler/fryer (thawed, if frozen)
  • 2 tablespoons Italian dressing, low-fat (or olive oil)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 lemon, quartered (or orange)

Directions

1. If chicken is frozen, thaw in the refrigerator 24 hours before cooking.

2. Place chicken on a pan or plate while thawing in the refrigerator.

3. Preheat oven to 375°F.

4. Remove necks and giblets from chicken cavity, if present before cooking. Reserve for another use.

5. Place chicken, breast side up, in a roasting pan.

6. Brush chicken skin with Italian dressing and sprinkle with garlic salt.

7. Stuff lemon or orange into chicken cavity.

8. Roast 1 1/4 - 1 1/2 hours or until meat thermometer inserted into chicken thigh registers 165°F.

9. Let chicken set for 15 minutes after removing from the oven before carving.

Notes

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Source:

University of Illinois Extension. Illinois Nutrition Education Program.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/6 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 349
Total Fat 27 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Sodium 328 mg
Carbohydrates 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 23 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 19 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 301 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 349
Total Fat 27 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Carbohydrates 2 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 23 g
Minerals
Calcium 19 mg
Potassium 301 mg
Sodium 328 mg
Copper 112 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 28 mg
Phosphorus 238 mg
Selenium 19 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 69 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 7 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 3 mcg
Folate 10 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 8 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Protein Foods 4 1/2 ounces

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