Super tender and juicy chicken may be most people’s favorite. Nowadays I would like to order Buttermilk Crispy Chicken in McDonalds. But I have spent too much money on buying this snake, therefore gaining some weight. So why not make chicken in our own kitchen? It is more fun and healthier than just ordering chicken in the fast food restaurant. But I didn’t know how to handle a whole chicken? I asked friends for help and luckily I got a fabulous recipe from one of the specialist! It is simple to make but delicious! Here I would like to introduce the very easy Cast iron CHICKEN recipes to you. It is skillet lemon garlic roasted chicken. The chicken is incredible tender and moist. However, all the ingredients you need are 4 pound chicken, lemon, garlic, pepper, butter and kosher salt. Not only the ingredients can be found in everyone’s kitchen, also the cooking steps are not difficult. Even green hand can make it. So here is the recipe.
I suggest you roast some sweet potatoes when you cook the chicken in the oven. Because roasting sweet potatoes must be the best garnish of the simple chicken cooking. As you can see, exposing the leg joint makes it easy to tell if chicken is cooked and helps hot air to circulate to thickest part of chicken. After roasting the chicken for 45 minutes, you have to check if it cooked well and it is the most exciting time during you make this dish. To check, you need to remove the cast iron skillet from oven and then poke a knife into leg joints piercing the meat. If juices run clear, chicken is done. If you see a rosy pink color, it needs more time. Continue to roast and check every 5 minutes until juices run clear.
This must be the easiest chicken recipe for you guys but the flavor is not easy. The chicken is super tender and juicy. Also the entire bird was flavorful. All you need are only 6 ingredients including the kosher salt and pepper! So if you don’t want to waste your time to find another easy but tasty chicken recipe, you can choose to do this dish when family gather together or just reward yourself. Next time I would like to introduce you another delicious Cast iron skillet recipe. It is Delicious Skillet Chicken Tortilla Pie. This must the best pie for your Monday dinner. Believe me, chicken, cheese and corn tortilla can make a pie taste like a heaven. And you will be shocked for the aroma in the kitchen when you baking this delicious pie! So be waiting for my next super yummy recipe.