Roasted Chicken


Serving Size:
3 ounces

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 pound whole chicken
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 whole fresh garlic heads
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 1 lime 


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Add olive oil to skillet and begin heating.
  3. Rinse chicken inside and out and pat dry.
  4. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper, inside and out.
  5. Place 1 whole garlic head and 2 sprigs of rosemary inside chicken.
  6. Add chicken to skillet and brown on all sides.
  7. After browning, squeeze the juice of the lime over chicken and place uncovered skillet with chicken into oven.
  8. During cooking, periodically spoon juices over chicken.
  9. Check after 1 hour and 30 minutes. To test for doneness, pierce chicken at thickest part of thigh; juices should be clear. 

Helpful hints

Nutrients per serving

Calories 246

Protein 21 g

Carbohydrates 0 g

Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 65 mg

Sodium 240 mg

Potassium 190 mg

Phosphorus 155 mg

Calcium 15 mg

Fiber 0 g

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