Roast Chicken and Chicken Gravy
Roast Chicken and Chicken Gravy
  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 1 hr 40 min
  • total: 2 hr
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  • Summary

    An easy, straightforward, perfect Roast Chicken recipe. Yields flavorful, moist, tender, chicken and nicely browned skin. Also includes recipe for a rich and creamy chicken gravy that pairs perfectly with homemade mashed potatoes.

    Ingredients

    • 1 (6 lb) whole chicken
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 4 garlic cloves, (smashed)
    • 1/2 medium yellow onion, (peeled and sliced into halves (so you'll use 2 quarters))
    • Fresh poultry herbs, (see notes)
    • 2 Tbsp butter, (well softened)
    • Vegetable oil for skillet
    • Pan drippings remaining after roasting chicken
    • 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth, divided
    • 3 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
    • 2 - 4 Tbsp heavy cream ((optional))

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 7
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 135 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 6 g 8.69%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.56%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 56 mg 18.75%
    • Sodium: 97 mg 4.06%
    • Calcium: 14 mg 1.44%
    • Potassium: 161 mg 4.59%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 4.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 5 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.28%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 15 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.26%
    • Vitamin C 3.4%
    • Vitamin D 1.49%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat2
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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