Citrus-Rosemary Roasted Chicken Recipe
Citrus-Rosemary Roasted Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Citrus-Rosemary Roasted Chicken Recipe

Publisher Photo
Grapefruit and rosemary blend together beautifully to create this moist and delicious chicken. It's an excellent entree to make when hosting a smaller group.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours + standing
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 2-1/2 hours + standing
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh marjoram
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated grapefruit peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 1 roasting chicken (6 to 7 pounds)
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 small pink grapefruit, cut into wedges
  • 3 fresh rosemary sprigs
  • 3 fresh marjoram sprigs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

Nutritional Facts

6 ounces equals 592 calories, 36 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 179 mg cholesterol, 370 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 57 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Add 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; set aside.
  2. Place chicken on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Sprinkle remaining salt and pepper inside cavity; fill with onion and grapefruit wedges.
  3. With fingers, carefully loosen the skin from both sides of chicken breast. Place rosemary and marjoram sprigs under the skin. Brush chicken with oil; rub with reserved herb mixture.
  4. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 180°. Let stand for 10-15 minutes. Discard herb sprigs and contents of cavity before slicing. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Citrus-Rosemary Roasted Chicken in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p164

Nutritional Facts

6 ounces equals 592 calories, 36 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 179 mg cholesterol, 370 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 57 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

Reviews for Citrus-Rosemary Roasted Chicken

AVERAGE RATING
   (0)
RATING DISTRIBUTION
5 Star
 (0)
4 Star
 (0)
3 Star
 (0)
2 Star
 (0)
1 Star
 (0)
MY REVIEW
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
""
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
 

Contests & Promotions

Contests & Promotions

Follow Us

Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us ADVERTISEMENT