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Thyme and Rosemary Roasted Chicken

I was pleased when I pulled this chicken out of the oven and it was perfectly moist, full of flavor, and beautifully caramelized.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: oven roasted chicken, thyme and rosemary roasted chicken, thyme and rosemary roasted chicken recipe
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • About 8 pieces of chicken I used a mix of breasts, thighs, and legs, etc.
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh thyme just pull off of the stem
  • 3/4 cup organic chicken stock
  • Pink salt or sea salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp real butter +1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375
  • Heat butter and olive oil over medium-high heat in an oven-safe skillet.
  • Generously coat chicken with salt and pepper. (remove skin if you want)
  • Put the seasoned chicken in the hot skillet.
  • Brown on both sides, then remove chicken from the pan. Cooking Tongs make this easy
  • Lower the heat, add more butter and olive oil if needed and sauté onions, season with salt and pepper and cook until they are translucent.
  • Add garlic, rosemary, and thyme, and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Deglaze the pan with chicken stock.
  • Add chicken back to the pan and while it's cooking add a sprinkle of fresh herbs on top.
  • Transfer chicken into the oven, cooking for about 30-45 min depending on the size chicken you choose.
  • Halfway through, flip the chicken.
  • Place chicken on a serving plate and spoon sauce over chicken.
  • Enjoy!