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Oven Roasted Chicken

Oven Roasted Chicken

36 Ratings
36 Ratings
Recipe Image
Oven Roasted Chicken on a cutting board
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. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. If chicken is frozen, thaw in the refrigerator 24 hours before cooking.
  3. Place chicken on a pan or plate while thawing in the refrigerator.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  5. Remove necks and giblets from chicken cavity, if present before cooking. Reserve for another use.
  6. Place chicken, breast side up, in a roasting pan.
  7. Brush chicken skin with Italian dressing and sprinkle with garlic salt.
  8. Stuff lemon or orange into chicken cavity.
  9. Roast 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours or until meat thermometer inserted into chicken thigh registers 165 °F.
  10. 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 351
Total Fat 27 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 94 mg
Sodium 317 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 18 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 300 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 351
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 18 mg
Potassium 300 mg
Sodium 317 mg
Copper 107 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 28 mg
Phosphorus 233 mg
Selenium 19 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 69 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.5 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mg
Vitamin C 7 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 4 mcg
Folate 10 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.2 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 8 mg
Choline 89 mg

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Please note: nutrient values are subject to change as data is updated

MyPlate Food Groups

Protein Foods 4 1/2 ounces

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