Roast Provençal ChickenSource Epicurious

Roast Provençal Chicken

Serving 6 people

240 min


  • black pepper 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • chicken 1 3 1/2-4-pound chicken
  • garlic cloves 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • herbes de provence 1/4 cup herbes de Provence
  • kosher salt 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • lemon wedges Lemon wedges (for serving)
  • olive oil 1/4 cup olive oil
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How to make it

  1. Preheat oven to 47
  2. Mix garlic, herbes de Provence, oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl. Rub mixture all over inside and outside of chicken.
  3. Place on a wire rack set inside a roasting pan.
  4. Roast chicken until skin begins to brown, 25-30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 and roast until an instant-read thermometer inserted into thigh registers 165, 25-30 minutes longer.
  5. Let rest 10 minutes before carving.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges.
  7. DO AHEAD: Chicken can be made 2 days ahead.
  8. Let cool. Cover and chill; bring to room temperature before serving.