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Roast Chicken With Garlic and Herbs
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Contributed by: havingfun63Added: May 07, 2008 at 09:20 PM


Serves 4 to 6

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Entree
  • 1 large chicken
  • 10 cloves garlic, crushed and peeled
  • 2 Tablespoons Herbes de Provence (or use rosemary, thyme, marjoram, and oregano)
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Prepare the chicken for baking, and rub with a little of the garlic.
  3. Place remaining garlic in the cavity and season the chicken with the herbs and salt.
  4. Bake 1 hour and 15 minutes, or until juices run clear.
  5. Allow to rest 5 to 10 minutes before carving.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Chicken2 N N A A A A N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Marjoram- N N N N N N N N
Thyme2 N N N N N N N N
Rosemary2 N N N N N N N N
Oregano2 N N B B N B N B

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised May 23, 2011 at 10:04 PM By: Joe