Savory Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken | Sunday Supper

Savory Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken | Sunday Supper

Picture this: it’s Sunday evening, and the aroma of a tantalizing Savory Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken wafts through your kitchen, setting the stage for a delightful Sunday supper. This recipe is a masterpiece of flavors, combining the richness of herbs with the succulence of a whole chicken. It’s not just a meal; it’s an experience that brings families together around the dinner table.


  • 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels, inside and out.
  3. In a bowl, mix the olive oil, minced rosemary, minced thyme, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  4. Gently loosen the skin of the chicken and rub some of the herb mixture underneath, then rub the rest all over the chicken, both inside and out.
  5. Place the lemon slices inside the chicken’s cavity.
  6. Truss the chicken with kitchen twine and place it in a roasting pan.
  7. Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for about 1.5 to 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C) and the skin is golden-brown and crispy.
  8. Once done, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for about 10-15 minutes before carving.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4-6 servings

Aromatic herbs and zesty lemon infuse this roast chicken, creating a centerpiece that’s as visually stunning as it is delicious.

Nutrition information: Calories: 280; Fat: 15g; Carbohydrates: 2g; Protein: 32g;

Picture perfect, your Savory Herb-Roasted Whole Chicken is now ready to take its rightful place on your Sunday supper table. As you carve into the succulent meat, the aroma and flavors are an instant reminder of the warmth and togetherness that weekends bring. Whether it’s a special occasion or an ordinary Sunday, this recipe turns the meal into a cherished memory. So gather your loved ones, share stories, and savor each bite of this delectable creation – a true Sunday supper delight.