Butter Roast Chicken

4.6
(154)

'WHEN I WAS newly married, I was very interested in cooking, so I started to collect recipes. My new sister-in-law's mother sent me her family's favorite chicken recipe, and I knew it was destined to be a favorite in our household. The delicate flavor of lemon makes this dish great.'

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (2 to 3 pound) broiler/fryer chicken, cut up

  • ½ cup butter or margarine

  • cup lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon paprika

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon crushed dried rosemary

  • teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

  1. Place chicken in an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in.x 2-in. baking pan. Combine remaining ingredients in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 325 degrees F for 1-1/2 hours or until juices run clear, basting occasionally.