The wonderful thing about this gluten-free meal is that it’s easy to prepare as well as delicious. The best part is you can pop it in the oven and enjoy time spent with family or friends while it cooks. This recipe produces an incredibly moist chicken.
Gluten-Free Lemon Herb Chicken Recipe
Serves 4 – 6
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine the following herb mix in a small bowl:
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat parsley
1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
½ teaspoon sea salt
Rinse the cavity several times and remove the giblets if included of a:
3 – 4 pound whole chicken
Grease a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish with olive oil. Place chicken in baking dish, breast side up.
Place inside cavity of chicken:
1½ teaspoons of prepared herb mix
½ lemon, cut in half
½ small onion, halved
2 cloves of garlic, sliced
Briskly whisk together:
¼ cup lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
Spread oil mixture over top of chicken. Sprinkle remaining herbs over the skin of the chicken.
Chicken stuffed with garlic, onion and lemon.
Add to liquid in pan:
1 cup water
Place in oven and bake for 1½ – 2 hours or until cooked through and no longer pink inside. The chicken should reach an internal temperature of 180 degrees when tested with a meat thermometer.
Baked gluten-free lemon herb chicken.
Slice and serve the chicken. Spoon some of the broth from pan over each serving.