Easy Lime Basil Roast Chicken


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185 mins (prep 5, cooking 180)
3 ingredients
6 servings
This was the first recipe my mom taught me - mostly so I could get it started before she would get home from work. It's so easy and yum! I always serve with plain white rice - the juice is great on it - and steamed broccoli.

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Ingredients

  • 6 -8 lbs whole chickens (any size would work though)
  • 1 -2 lime
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dried basil (more or less to taste)

Nutrition

Serving Size (453.85 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 648.65 Calories from Fat 330.66
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36.74g 339.15%
Saturated Fat 10.44g 313.12%
Trans Fat 0.29g %
Cholesterol 390.1mg 780.19%
Sodium 272.16mg 68.04%
Total Carbohydrate 0.18g 0.36%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.0 g %
Protein 79.11g 949.29%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 27.22mg% Iron 3.72mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
 
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
dried basil
 

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