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Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic

Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic
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  1. Heat oven to 450° F. Place the chicken in a large cast iron or other ovenproof skillet; tie the legs with kitchen twine and season with 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Roast for 30 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic, oregano, and lemon to the skillet; drizzle with the oil. Continue to roast, tossing the garlic and lemon once, until a thermometer inserted into the thickest part of a thigh registers 165° F, 25 to 30 minutes more. Let rest 10 minutes before carving.
  3. Discard the oregano sprigs. Serve the chicken with the garlic and lemon.
By September, 2013

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 744
  • Fat 30g
  • Sat Fat 8g
  • Cholesterol 298mg
  • Sodium 783mg
  • Protein 101g
  • Carbohydrate 12g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 5mg
  • Calcium 112mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Roasted Chicken and vegetables
Let the chicken rest at room temperature for 45 minutes to 1 hour before roasting. This will insure that that chicken cooks evenly throughout.

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