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Chicken Roasted with Parsley Recipe

Serves 6


  • 1 lb to 4 lb chicken
  • Fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried tarragon
  • Salt, pepper and paprika


2. Remove giblets from chicken; save for another use.
3. Rinse chicken and pat dry.
4. Stuff loosely with fresh parsley.
5. Combine oil, juice, chopped parsley, thyme and tarragon.
6. Rub mixture all over chicken.
7. Sprinkle chicken.
8. Sprinkle chicken with salt, pepper and paprika.
9. Crimp small squares of aluminum foil around wing tips and drumsticks. Use foil approved for microwaving!
10. Place chicken, breast side down on a rack set in a baking dish.
11. Do not cover chicken.
12. Rotating dish midway through cooking, microwave on high 15 minutes.
13. Turn chicken, breast side up and sprinkle with more paprika, if needed.
14. Microwave on high 13 to 15 minutes.
15. Let stand 8 minutes before testing for doneness.


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Main Ingredient:Meat and Poultry / Chicken
Course:Main Dish
Preparation Method:Microwave

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