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Roasted Chicken With Lemon And Herbs

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 1 hr
Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium lemon
  • 4 to 5 pound roasting chicken
  • 1/4 cup Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh sage leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°. From the lemon, grate enough peel to measure 1 teaspoon, then cut lemon in half.

    Season chicken, if desired, with salt and pepper. Combine Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise, parsley, thyme, sage, garlic, lemon peel, salt and pepper in small bowl. Spread 1/4 cup mayonnaise mixture under chicken skin, then spread remaining on outside of chicken. Place lemon halves in cavity.

    Arrange chicken breast side up in 13- x 9-inch roasting pan, with or without rack. Roast 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 375° and continue roasting 50 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part of the thigh reaches 180°.

    Cost per recipe*: $80
    Cost per serving*: $95
    *Based on average retail prices at national supermarkets.