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Paleo Roasted Chicken Recipe

Lemon Garlic Herb Paleo Roast Chicken Recipe

  • Author: Rebecca Baron
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 90 minutes
  • Total Time: 105 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: Paleo


This lemon garlic herb Keto roast chicken is simple, healthy, and cost effective. It is perfect for family dinner.


  • 5 pound whole chicken
  • Fresh sprigs of sage, thyme, rosemary
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 2 Tbsp butter (or ghee * for Whole30)
  • 2 whole lemons
  • 1 tsp Real Salt *
  • 1 tsp black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Chop up a couple sprigs of each herb
  3. Add the herbs and garlic to the butter and incorporate well
  4. Rinse the chicken and pat dry
  5. Salt and pepper the entire chicken
  6. Cut the lemons in half and squeeze the juice into the cavity of the chicken
  7. Stuff the lemon halves and fresh herbs into the cavity of the chicken
  8. Tie the legs of the chicken together with kitchen twine
  9. Lay the chicken, breast side down with wings tucked, in the center of a roasting pan
  10. Spread the herb and garlic butter all over the chicken
  11. Roast for 1 1/2 hours or until internal temperature of the chicken reaches 165 degrees

Keywords: simple, healthy, inexpensive