This roasted chicken recipe with safran, lemon and garlic is a delicious way to enjoy a classic dish. The subtle flavor of the safran adds a unique twist to the traditional flavors of the chicken. Serve it with your favorite side dishes or on its own for a simple and satisfying meal.
- 1 whole chicken (about 4-5 pounds)
- 3 cloves of garlic, minced
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- ½ teaspoon of saffron threads
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1 teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
- 1 lemon, cut into wedges
Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- In a small bowl, mix together garlic, olive oil, saffron threads, salt and pepper. Rub this mixture all over the chicken.
- Place lemon wedges inside the cavity of the chicken.
- Place chicken in roasting pan and roast for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until an internal temperature of 165 degrees Fahrenheit is reached.
Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy!