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Savory Roast Chicken Recipe

Brushing the bird with a savory-seasoned butter makes the meat nice and moist. This roasted chicken is so easy to make.—Connie Moore, Medway, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/2 hours YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2-1/2 to 3 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh savory or 1 teaspoon dried savory


  • 1. Place chicken, breast side up, on a rack in a shallow roasting pan. Combine butter, lemon juice and savory; brush over chicken.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 1-1/2 hours or until juices run clear, basting occasionally with the pan drippings. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 pieces) equals 361 calories, 23 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 125 mg cholesterol, 152 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 35 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

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