Roast chicken is the ultimate roast for Sunday dinner. But since this version is so simple to make, you can pull it off even on the busiest weeknight. Our Roast Chicken with Onions, Apples and Sage recipe features just a handful of on-hand ingredients that come together to make a juicy, tender and flavourful roast chicken. Spend only 15 minutes on prep, pop it in the oven and look forward to a delicious comfort-food recipe.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 6 Servings
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1/4 cup Kraft Zesty Italian Dressing, divided
1 whole roasting chicken (3-1/2 lb./1.6 kg)
6 fresh sage leaves
1/4 tsp. salt
3 large onions (1 lb./450 g), each cut into 8 wedges
2 Cortland apples, cut crosswise in half
1 large lemon, cut crosswise in half
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 425°F.
Reserve 2 Tbsp. dressing for later use. Place chicken in roasting pan sprayed with cooking spray; brush with remaining dressing. Place sage leaves in chicken breast cavity. Season chicken with salt.
Roast chicken 15 min. Meanwhile, combine remaining ingredients in large bowl. Add reserved dressing; mix lightly.
Reduce oven temperature to 375°F. Scatter onions, apples and lemons around chicken in roasting pan. Return to oven. Roast additional 1-1/4 hours or until chicken is done (165°F). Remove pan from oven; cover. Let stand 10 min.
Squeeze lemon juice over chicken and apples before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Serve chicken with roasted potatoes, cooked squash and hot prepared Stove Top Stuffing Mix for Chicken.
Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs and/or additional fresh sage leaves before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 19 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fibre 3 g
Sugars 9 g
Protein 36 g
6 servings, 1/6 recipe (341 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.