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Herb and Garlic Roasted Chicken

This past Sunday Ryan and I were pretty busy so I couldn’t make it to the super market to do my weekly grocery shopping. Instead, I had to go to the small local grocery store a few blocks away. They didn’t have much but they did have some fresh herbs and some chicken leg quarters. Thus this Sunday dinner was born. Simple and perfect.

I don’t often roast whole chickens, there is simply too much left overs for just Ryan and I. So when I am craving roasted chicken, chicken leg quarters are always a great option. For this recipe, the recommended cooking time is about 40 minutes, however, I have seen some pretty large chicken leg quarters which would take a little bit longer to cook. If the skin darkens too much, loosely cover with aluminum foil.

Plate of herb and garlic roasted chicken

Herb and Garlic Roasted Chicken

A simple, flavorful chicken with fresh herbs and roasted garlic. A perfect Sunday supper.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 2 Servings

Ingredients
  

Ingredients:

  • 3 sage leaves chopped
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme chopped
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary chopped
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 chicken leg quarters rinsed and pat dry
  • 5 large garlic cloves coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a bowl combine sage, thyme, rosemary, salt, pepper and olive oil. Stir to combine.
  • Rub mixture all over chicken pieces.
  • Place chicken in a cast iron skillet or other oven proof baking dish. Sprinkle garlic around chicken, pour chicken broth over the top. Place in oven and bake for 30 -45 minutes or until internal temperature is 170 degrees.
  • Transfer chicken to a serving platter, spoon roasted garlic cloves over the top. Serve.

Notes

Enjoy!
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Keywords: American, chicken, chicken broth, chicken quarters, Food, fresh herbs, garlic, Recipe, roasted garlic, rosemary, sage, sunday dinner, thyme

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  • Reply
    Dana
    March 12, 2011 at 1:59 pm

    Made this last night, it is unbelievable.

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    Kathy
    March 31, 2010 at 6:30 pm

    I ove chicken roasted with herbs and garlic. I bet the aroma of this is heavenly! I am going to have this on my menu list for next weeks family dinner! Thank you for sharing your recipe.

  • Reply
    Jenn's Food Journey
    March 26, 2010 at 3:38 pm

    oooohhhh.. look at those big ol’ chunks of garlic!! YUM!! The chicken looks and sounds delicious!!

  • Reply
    Sook @ My Fabulous Recipes
    March 26, 2010 at 12:55 pm

    Oh the chicken looks perfect! yum!

  • Des

    Hey! I'm Des!

    Welcome to Life’s Ambrosia where Dinner is served and memories are made. Here you will find over 1000 tried and true recipes for every possible occasion. In the last 10 years, this blog has helped millions of families put dinner on the table and create food memories. Let me help you too.

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