Rosemary roasted chicken makes a superb addition to a dinner party menu. This classic method or roasting chicken yields crispy skin and juicy meat - all laced with the sumptuous flavor of rosemary.
We've got plenty of reasons to love this hearty Mediterranean herb (check out our rosemary A to Z here) and have discovered creative ways to cook with rosemary. However, time and again we find ourselves going back to our rosemary roasted chicken recipe and we have a hunch you'll love it too.
Below you'll find tips for making this elegant chicken dinner plus our favorite recipe.
How To Make Rosemary Roasted Chicken
This rosemary roasted chicken calls for preparing a stuffing laced with leeks, rosemary and parsley. The chicken is then rubbed with butter and liberally seasoned with salt, pepper and chopped rosemary.
To ensure juicy meat the chicken is roasted breast-side down and turned halfway to obtain crispy skin.
More Ways To Make Rosemary Roasted Chicken
Of course, there are many ways to enjoy a fabulous chicken dinner. Here are two different recipes for osemary roasted chicken:
Crispy Rosemary Garlic Chicken
In this recipe, the backbone is removed from a whole chicken so it is flattened and cooks faster. The chicken is marinated overnight in a tasty blend of garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper.
Lemon-Rosemary Chicken and Potatoes
Chicken thighs and drumsticks are roasted along with potatoes and a zesty lemon-rosemary-garlic vinaigrette for an easy one-pan meal.