Roast Chicken with Burnt Lemon
  • 2 4-5 lb roasting chickens, giblets removed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Place chickens onto a rack in a roasting pan. Rub in olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Add lemon slices over the skin.
  3. Roast for 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes or until a thermometer inserted into the chicken breast reads 165 degrees.
  4. Remove from the oven, cover with foil, and let rest for 20 minutes. Remove lemon slices, carve, and serve. Enjoy!
Recipe by This Cookin' Dad at