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Balsamic Roasted Chicken with Olives, Lemon and Thyme

Whether you have dinner guests to impress or just want to treat your family to something incredible, this stunning roasted chicken recipe is easier than it looks. This beautiful bird is as flavorful as it is gorgeous, featuring our sweet-and-tangy Balsamic Glaze, a mix of bold and briny olives, fragrant thyme and a kiss of lemon.

  • Prep Time

    15min

  • Cook Time

    70min

  • Resting Time

    15min

  • Total Time

    1hr 40min

  • Serving Size 4

  • Recipe Category Dinner

  • Recipe Cuisine Italian

Recipe By: DeLallo

Ingredients

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 F. Rinse the chicken, and then dry it well (inside and out) with paper towels.
  • Salt and pepper the inside of the chicken and add the lemon halves and thyme sprigs. Truss the whole bird with kitchen twine. Place the chicken in a roasting pan and brush with 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze. Roast for 15 minutes.
  • Reduce heat to 350F. Brush the chicken with 2 more tablespoons of balsamic glaze. Roast another 40 minutes, or until the internal temperature reaches 150 F.
  • Remove the chicken from the oven and brush with remaining 2 tablespoons of balsamic glaze. Allow to rest.
  • Meanwhile, return the oven heat to 450 F. In a mixing bowl, toss together the olives, capers, lemon slices, thyme, thyme sprigs and olive oil. Transfer to a baking sheet and roast for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove olives from the oven. Transfer chicken to a serving dish. Serve garnished with olives.
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Balsamic Roasted Chicken with Olives, Lemon and Thyme

Whether you have dinner guests to impress or just want to treat your family to something incredible, this stunning roasted chicken recipe is easier than it looks. This beautiful bird is as flavorful as it is gorgeous, featuring our sweet-and-tangy Balsamic Glaze, a mix of bold and briny olives, fragrant thyme and a kiss of lemon.