Garlic Roasted Chicken

Halved carrots onions and potatoes can cook along with the chicken in the same pan for an easy way to add vegetables to your meal

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: Over one hour
  • Serves: 4
  • Suitable Diet: Low Fat


  • 1 roasting chicken, rinsed and patted dry
  • 6 cloves garlic, peeled and halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon dried Thyme


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Loosen the skin of the chicken over the breasts and make a small slit in the skin over the legs. Insert 2 garlic halves under the skin of the legs, along with some of the Thyme, and remaining garlic and Thyme over the breasts as evenly spaced as possible. Salt and pepper the outside of the chicken and place in a roasting pan with a wire rack.Bake in the oven for 1 1 1/2 hours, or until the juices run clear. Remove the skin and serve with the cooked garlic.