Meal #1: Twin Roasted Chickens with Grematola Butter Sauce
Chickenomics 101: 3 Ways
2 (3.5 pounds each) Just BARE® Whole Chickens
½ cup softened butter, divided
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 lemon, zested and juiced
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
Roasted sunflower seeds, if desired
Heat oven to 425˚F. Rub each chicken with 1 tablespoon butter; season generously with salt and pepper. Grate the lemon peel from the lemon; halve and squeeze the juice into a small bowl. Stuff a squeezed lemon half into each chicken. Tie the chicken legs with kitchen twine; arrange chickens side by side on a large rimmed baking sheet.
Place chickens in oven; roast for 50 minutes to 1 hour or until no longer pink near the bone and juices run clear (165˚F internal temperature on an instant read thermometer near the thigh bone.)
Meanwhile, melt the remaining butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir in the lemon peel and juice, garlic, and parsley until well blended.
Carve one chicken to serve four people. Drizzle with butter sauce, sprinkled with sunflower seeds.
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- Recipes calling out meat in the Dietary Exchanges category were analyzed with information prior to 2014 updates. Recipes calling out protein were analyzed with the new information after 2014.
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