Lunch & Dinner:

Garlic Herb Honey Butter Roasted Chicken

We’ve taken the guesswork out of roasting the perfect whole chicken. This recipe comes out tender, sweet and juicy – every time! The secret? Nate’s pure honey helps tenderize the meat while lemon, garlic and Italian seasonings add flavor and depth to this main dish. Whether you’re feeding a crowd, or looking for a balanced weeknight meal (with the opportunity for leftovers), this recipe will not disappoint.


Yield 1 Chicken
Prep Time 30 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hour & 30 Minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 whole roasting chicken, around 3-4 lbs
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons Nate’s honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt


Directions

Preheat your oven to 450℉. Place your chicken in a 9”x13” pan, then pat dry with paper towels.

Whip together the butter, honey, lemon pepper, italian seasoning, garlic powder, and salt. Rub thoroughly over the entire chicken.

Roast for 10 minutes at 450℉, uncovered.

Turn your oven temperature down to 350℉, then roast for an additional 50-60 minutes, or until the internal temperature of the chicken breast reaches 160℉. Put foil over the chicken legs about halfway through, to prevent overcooking while the rest cooks.

Let it rest for 10-15 minutes to cool before cutting and serving.

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