High Protein Roasted Chicken Recipe

Indulge in a protein-packed feast with this high protein roasted chicken recipe. Succulent chicken roasted to perfection, seasoned with aromatic herbs, makes for a wholesome and delicious meal.

high protein roasted chicken recipe

High Protein Roasted Chicken Ingredients

  • 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for garnish
  • Fresh herbs (rosemary and thyme) for garnish

High Protein Roasted Chicken Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Rinse the chicken thoroughly and pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, dried rosemary, paprika, salt, and pepper.
  4. Rub the olive oil all over the chicken, ensuring even coverage.
  5. Sprinkle the herb and spice mixture generously over the chicken, massaging it into the skin.
  6. Place the chicken on a roasting rack in a roasting pan, breast side up.
  7. Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for about 1 to 1.5 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  8. Once done, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10-15 minutes before carving.
  9. Carve the chicken into serving pieces and garnish with fresh lemon wedges and herbs.
  10. Serve the high protein roasted chicken with your choice of vegetables or a side salad.

Macro Nutrient Breakdown (per serving):

  • Protein: 30g
  • Fat: 20g
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Calories: 300
  • Author: Chris
  • User rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 4.9 stars (of 18 reviews)
  • Recipe name: High Protein Roasted Chicken
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