Roasting chicken is the easiest way to cook a chicken; the smell alone is amazing. Adding sweet honey and lemon will leave your chicken golden brown and delicious on the outside while tender and juicy on the inside. Even the leftovers are delicious!
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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1 whole chicken (3-1/2 lb./1.6 kg)
1 head garlic, halved horizontally
2 sprigs fresh tarragon
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup Kraft Sweet Onion Vinaigrette Dressing
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How do I make it ?
Preheat oven to 350ºF.
Rinse chicken; pat dry with paper towel. Place in a 13x9-inch baking dish. Rub chicken with one half of garlic. Place both garlic halves and tarragon in cavity.
Squeeze juice from lemon half; mix with honey and dressing. Place the squeezed lemon half inside the cavity of the chicken. Tie legs together with string.
Bake chicken 1 hour 30 min. or until cooked through (185ºF). Brush chicken with dressing mixture during the last 20 min. Discard garlic halves, lemon, and tarragon. Let chicken stand 10 min. before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
For an extra impressive presentation, tie the chicken legs together using strips of leek instead of string.
How to Make Crispy Skin
To maximize the crispiness of the chicken skin, place chicken in fridge uncovered overnight to dry it.
Garnish with radishes and extra tarragon.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Total fat 20 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 105 mg
Sodium 220 mg
Total carbohydrate 14 g
Dietary fibre 0 g
Sugars 13 g
Protein 33 g
6 servings, 1/6 recipe (86 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.