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Roast Chicken Provencal

What is Roast Chicken Provencal?
Do not confuse with Chicken Provencal which is not roasted and made with tomatoes and black olives. The roast chicken provencal is made with traditional herbs from Provence and olive oil.

Region Prep time / Cooking time


15 mins / 45 mins


1 whole roasting chicken (4 or 5 pounds)
2 tb of extra virgin olive oil
1 tb of minced garlic
1 tb of fresh thyme or 1 tsp of dry thyme
1/2 tsp of fresh rosemary or 1/4 tsp of dry rosemary
1 tsp of fresh oregano or 1/2 tsp of dry oregano
1 tb of black pepper
Zest and juice from one lemon
1 tsp of salt

Roast Chicken Provencal Recipe serve 6

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)

Step 2: Rinse the chicken

Step 3: Zest the lemon in a bowl, and the lemon's juice remaining. Add the provencal herbs (thyme, rosemary, oregano) and the garlic, cut in tiny pieces, pepper and salt. Add the olive oil. Mix well

Step 4: Put the chicken in a large plate or bowl. Pour the mix of olive oil, provencal herbs and zest over the chicken

Step 5: Place the chicken in the roaster of the oven and heat during 45 to 50 minutes

Serving: You can serve the chicken with roasted potatoes and vegetables

Wine suggestion: red wine such as Volnay, Pomerol or Provence (French Wine Guide).

Bon appetit!


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