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Roast Lemon Thyme Chicken Breasts

  Whole chicken breasts 2 1⁄2 Pound, split
  Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon, softened
  Shallots 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), minced fine (2 Large)
  Minced fresh lemon thyme/1 teaspoon dried lemon thyme / thyme 2 Teaspoon
  Dijon style mustard 2 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)

Loosen the skin on the chicken breasts and pat the breasts dry.
In a bowl combine the butter, the shallots, the thyme, the mustard, and salt and pepper to taste.
Divide the butter mixture among the breasts, smoothing it under the skin of each, and arrange the chicken in a shallow roasting pan.
Roast the chicken in a preheated 450° F oven, basting it occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until it is golden brown.
Reduce the heat to 325° F and roast the chicken for 15 to 20 minutes more, or until the juices run clear.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1612 Calories from Fat 448

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.4%

Saturated Fat 26.9 g134.3%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 754.5 mg251.5%

Sodium 948.7 mg39.5%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g1.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.47 g1.9%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 263 g526.1%

Vitamin A 34% Vitamin C 39.3%

Calcium 15.2% Iron 47.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roast Lemon Thyme Chicken Breasts Recipe