Roasted Chicken basil and lime



Roasted chicken with Basil and lime

Serves 4

Cooking time 50 to 60 minutes

Prep time 15 minutes



1 Chicken(free range or organic preferably)

Basil fresh 18 leaves or can use pesto as well 4oz

2 limes

olive oil

salt and pepper to taste



Cut chicken in 4

Marinate chicken for 1 hour up to 24 hours

marinade; decimate basil with juice of 2 limes, you can use a blender, or food processor or the mix wands are my choice.

Zest of one lime

olive oil

rub chicken with olive oil, then brush or rub with basil lime mix.

and pinch of salt and pepper


Cook at 275 F for 45 minutes, then for last 10 minutes turn to 425 F


put chicken on plate and sprinkle with lime zest


One thought on “Roasted Chicken basil and lime

  1. Aaron

    I saw this on Facebook and we happened to have chicken, so I marinated it for 3 hours, then I was concerned about cooking it so low, but I did and it turned out really tender, great recipe.

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