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Flavorful, super easy meal to prepare.

Serves: Four

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Marinating Time: 1-2 hours

Baking time: 1 hour 10 minutes

INGREDIENTS

Small hen, whole chicken, about 3.5 pounds (organic-fed, cage-free)

2 medium lemons, chopped (rind and juice, seeds discarded)

¼ cup fresh mint, chopped

¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon Italian herb seasoning

½ teaspoon sea salt

½ teaspoon ground black pepper

DIRECTIONS

Marinate chicken with chopped lemon, mint and parsley for 1-2 hours, occasionally turning the chicken and spooning liquid and herbs over the bird and into the cavity.

Preheat oven to 395° (F). Transfer chicken to a roasting pan. Massage olive oil, Italian herbs, salt, and black pepper over the chicken. Bake for about 70-75 minutes, until deep thigh temperature reaches at least 165° F with a meat thermometer. Transfer whole chicken to a cutting board and let rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Enjoy!

Steven Masley, MD, FAHA, FACN, FAAFP, CNS

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