Garlic-Rosemary Roasted Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

Garlic-Rosemary Roasted Chicken and Potatoes Recipe

How To Make Garlic-Rosemary Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 50 minutes



  • 5tbspunsalted butter
  • 4largegarlic,cloves
  • 1wholegarlic,head
  • 2tbsprosemary,finely chopped
  • 3sprigrosemary
  • 1wholechicken,(large roaster)
  • salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • lbsbaby new potatoes


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Prepare a large roasting pan with a rack. Position oven rack to lower third shelf. Combine butter, minced garlic, and chopped rosemary. Set aside.

  2. Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle cavity of bird liberally with salt and pepper. Stuff with garlic head and rosemary sprigs.

  3. Rub chicken on all sides with half the butter mixture. Season with plenty of salt and pepper. Place chicken on prepared rack and roast 30 minutes.

  4. Toss potatoes with remaining butter. Arrange potatoes around chicken and baste bird with drippings. Continue to roast another 50 to 60 minutes, basting occasionally.

  5. Temperature of chicken should read 180 degrees F when meat thermometer is placed between leg and thigh.

  6. Remove chicken from oven and allow to rest 15 to 20 minutes before carving.


  • Calories: 527.53kcal
  • Fat: 30.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.16g
  • Trans Fat: 0.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 11.26g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.25g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.81g
  • Fiber: 4.06g
  • Sugar: 1.30g
  • Protein: 32.16g
  • Cholesterol: 131.58mg
  • Sodium: 748.54mg
  • Calcium: 80.17mg
  • Potassium: 982.86mg
  • Iron: 3.02mg
  • Vitamin A: 125.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 36.44mg
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