Keto Roast Chicken With Festive Spices

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  • prep time

    prep time

    12 min

  • cook time

    cook time

    1 h 30 min

  • ready time

    ready time

    1 h 42 min

Keto Roast Chicken With Festive Spices

This keto roasted chicken is rich with butter, warming festive spices and just a hint of citrus.

A great way to spice up your regular Sunday roast or as an alternative to turkey over the holiday season!

  • Net Carbs

    0.9 g

  • Fiber

    0.4 g

  • Total Carbs

    1.2 g

  • Protein

    80.7 g

  • Fats

    45.9 g

760 cals

Keto Roast Chicken With Festive Spices

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Ingredients

  • Chicken, Whole, Skin Eaten

    Chicken, Whole, Skin Eaten

    2.6 pound

  • Unsalted Butter

    Unsalted Butter

    2 tablespoon

  • Garlic

    Garlic

    2 clove

  • Lemon Peel Or Zest Raw

    Lemon Peel Or Zest Raw

    1 tsp

  • Allspice, Ground

    Allspice, Ground

    0.5 teaspoon

  • Ginger, Ground

    Ginger, Ground

    0.5 teaspoon

  • Cinnamon, Ground

    Cinnamon, Ground

    0.5 teaspoon

  • Salt, Sea Salt

    Salt, Sea Salt

    ¼ teaspoon

  • Black Pepper

    Black Pepper

    ⅛ teaspoon

Recipe Steps

steps 5

1 h 42 min

  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Step 2

    Bring the butter to room temperature so that it is soft and add to a mixing bowl. Mince the ginger and add to the butter along with the lemon zest, cinnamon, ginger and allspice. Mix all together well to create a flavoured butter.
    Step 2
  • Step 3

    Place 2/3 of the butter mixture beneath the chicken skin over the breast.
    Step 3
  • Step 4

    Rub the remaining butter over the outside of the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
    Step 4
  • Step 5

    Place the chicken in the oven for 1 hour 15 to 1 hour 30 or until completely cooked through, the meat is tender and the juices run clear. Spoon the melted butter over the chicken halfway through cooking.
    Step 5

Comments 6

  • Smushy

    Smushy 4 years ago

    How much is 1 serving?

    • SplendidArugula991249

      SplendidArugula991249 3 years ago

      Serving Size: 1 Servings Serving Weight: 4.1oz (116.2g)

  • Ace89

    Ace89 4 years ago

    Anyone do this in a ninja foodi?

    • julywane

      julywane 5 years ago

      Could this be done in a rotisserie?

      • Ria

        Ria 5 years ago

        If you put the butter between the skin and the flesh it should be ok to use the rotisserie imo.

      • recipewriter

        recipewriter 5 years ago

        Hi, I am not sure as you may lose too much of the butter basting.