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Roast Chicken

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Roast Chicken
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  • Makes: 7 Servings

Roasted chicken is a simple and classic recipe that will never go out of style. Experiment with different seasonings, if you'd like. Try it with your favorite vegetables on the side for a delicious meal. 

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken, whole
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil (or canola oil)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper (to taste, optional)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.

2. Combine Italian seasoning, garlic powder, salt and pepper (optional).

3. Rub chicken with oil, then rub with spice mixture.

4. Place chicken, breast side down, in roasting pan or Dutch oven.

5. Bake, uncovered, until internal temperature reaches at least 165°F.

6. Let chicken rest for 10 minutes before cutting.

Notes

For more flavor, try other seasonings like 1 teaspoon rosemary or thyme.
Serve with mashed sweet potatoes.

Source:

University of Minnesota Extension.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/7 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 312
Total Fat 25 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Sodium 81 mg
Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 15 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 240 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 312
Total Fat 25 g
Saturated Fat 7 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g
Linoleic Acid 5 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 11 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 57 mg
Cholesterol 81 mg
Carbohydrates 0 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Total Sugars 0 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 20 g
Minerals
Calcium 15 mg
Potassium 240 mg
Sodium 81 mg
Copper 88 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 24 mg
Phosphorus 198 mg
Selenium 16 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 59 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.4 mg
Vitamin B12 0.4 mcg
Vitamin C 0 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 8 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 7 mg
Choline 75 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

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