Roasted Mayo Chicken

Preparation 00:10 Cook Time 01:15 Total Time 1:25 Serves 4     adjust servings


Ingredients

  • 1, 4-5 pound roasting chicken
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • One lemon, zested then cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 inches cooking twine, to tie the chicken

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 F.
  2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels, then place breast side up in a large cast iron or roasting pan.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together mayo, lemon zest, herbs, salt, and pepper. Rub the mixture evenly over the chicken. 
  4. Place the lemon halves inside of the cavity of the chicken, then tie the legs together with the twine. 
  5. Bake for 1 hour 15 minutes to 1 hour 30 minutes, until the chicken breast reaches a temperature of 165 F and the juices run clear when cut.
  6. Let rest for at least 10 minutes, then carve and serve!

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