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Garlic-Roasted Chicken

 Garlic-Roasted Chicken
This roasted chicken is one I usually serve as a "treat" supper on weekends. I'll also make it sometimes for company. Everyone says they love it—there rarely are any leftovers. —Michelle Bouchard, St. Jean-Baptiste, Manitoba
6 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.


  • 6 medium chicken drumsticks
  • 6 bone-in chicken thighs (about 2-1/4 pounds), skin removed
  • 6 medium potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 12 extra-large unpeeled garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup honey


  • Place the chicken, potatoes and garlic in a large roasting pan. Pour
  • butter over all and sprinkle with salt.
  • Bake at 400° for 40-45 minutes or until a thermometer reaches
  • 180°, basting frequently with the pan juices. Heat honey;
  • drizzle over chicken. Remove the chicken, potatoes and garlic to a
  • serving platter; keep warm. Pour drippings and loosened brown bits
  • into a small bowl; skim fat. Serve with chicken, potatoes and
  • garlic. Yield: 6 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.