Garlic Roasted Chicken Recipe



Garlic Roasted Chicken Recipe

This Garlic Roasted Chicken is bathed in a wonderful garlic marinade for a couple of hours so plan ahead. It's well worth the wait. This chicken is moist and flavorful. Just split it down the middle and bring on the garlic.Note: You can change the number of people served by placing your cursor over "Servings". The Ingredients will adjust to the new number of servings.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic roasted chicken
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 cups onion quartered
  • 10 cloves garlic mashed with 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar
  • 1 whole 3 pound frying chicken cut into 8 pieces
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Flour for dusting
  • Olive oil for frying


  • Make a marinade. Place the onion, half of the garlic/salt mixture, wine, olive oil and vinegar in a blender and blend thoroughly. Pour the marinade over the chicken and refrigerate covered for 2 to 4 hours or overnite if you wish.  Turn the pieces occasionally.  Drain marinade from chicken and reserve the marinade in a roasting pan.  Pat the chicken dry with a paper towel.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.Add olive oil in a large skillet. Sprinkle the chicken with lime juice and mix the pepper and cumin into the flour then dust the chicken lightly with flour and brown chicken quickly on all sides.
  • Place chicken pieces in reserved roasting pan with marinade. Roast 45 -50 minutes or until juices run clear when pricked with a fork. Insert a meat thermometer into the fat part of the thigh, not touching the bone and rest the chicken when the thermometer reads 165-170 degrees F.

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