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Simple Crispy Roasted Chicken

Prep Time2 hrs
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time2 hrs 35 mins
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken quarters I prefer the leg/thigh
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 2 T lemon juice
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 T whole grain mustard
  • 1 T fresh thyme
  • 1/2 t + 1/2 t salt
  • 1/2 t + 1/2 t black pepper

Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients except 1/2 t salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  • Coat the chicken evenly with the marinade. Let marinade for 2-4 hours, flipping and re-rubbing half way through.
  • Preheat the oven to 375F. Season the chicken with the remaining 1/2 t salt and 1/2 t pepper. Place chicken, skin side up, on a well oiled baking sheet.
  • Bake for 30 minutes on 375.
  • Raise the temperature to 425F and cook for an additional 5 minutes.