Light Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe

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Light Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe
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Light Butter Roasted Chicken Recipe

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MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2-1/2 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 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. Cover and bake at 325° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until juices run clear, basting occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Butter Roasted Chicken in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p14

Nutritional Facts

5 ounce-weight: 281 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 115mg cholesterol, 802mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.

  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (2-1/2 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon butter or stick margarine
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 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. Cover and bake at 325° for 1 to 1-1/4 hours or until juices run clear, basting occasionally. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Makeover Butter Roasted Chicken in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p14

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hhenn020 User ID: 5328983 129261
Reviewed May. 3, 2013

"Juicy but the chicken did not have much flavor."

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