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Oregano Roasting Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 2-1/4 hours

Makes

6 servings

This is a fantastic five-ingredient recipe that takes almost no time to prep for the oven. —Simple and Delicious Test Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 envelope Italian salad dressing mix
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 roasting chicken (6 to 7 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine butter, salad dressing mix and lemon juice. Place chicken on a rack in an ungreased roasting pan. Spoon butter mixture over chicken.
  2. Cover and bake 45 minutes. Uncover; sprinkle with oregano. Bake, uncovered, 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours or until a thermometer inserted in thigh reads 170°-175°.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 601 calories, 39g fat (14g saturated fat), 199mg cholesterol, 652mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 56g protein.

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