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Garlic Lover's Chicken

(2 Votes)
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
1 Hr 30 Min

This chicken is juicy and flavorful, with a perfectly mellow garlic flavor. Serve Garlic Lover's Chicken tonight and enjoy the tastes of comfort.

What You'll Need:
  • 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) whole chicken
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 garlic head, separated into cloves (about 15)
What To Do:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Place chicken in a roasting pan; set aside.
     
  2. In a small bowl, mix together oil, basil, salt, and pepper; brush over chicken then place garlic cloves over and inside chicken.
     
  3. Roast chicken 1-1/2 to 1-3/4 hours, or until golden and no pink remains, basting occasionally. Cut into pieces and serve with pan juices.
Notes

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This dish did not deliver the wonderful garlicky taste we had expected. And it made a huge mess of my oven. Ugh...what a disappointment!

Ooh, so good.

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