Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe

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Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe

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We love this recipe. The chicken is always juicy and flavorful. It is a finger-licking family favorite.—Helen Copeland, Greenback, Tennessee
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1 hour
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1 hour

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2-1/2 pounds). cut up
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

Place chicken in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until juices run clear, basting occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Butter Roasted Chicken in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p14

Nutritional Facts

5 ounce-weight: 547 calories, 43g fat (20g saturated fat), 174mg cholesterol, 1516mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 36g protein.

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2-1/2 pounds). cut up
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  1. Place chicken in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Combine the remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until juices run clear, basting occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Butter Roasted Chicken in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p14

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