Spice-Rubbed Roast Chicken and Potatoes

Crispy chicken and hearty potatoes...

March 4, 2013

Serves: 6
Prep:  10min
Cook: 1 hr 30 min
Total: 1 hr 50 min
4 lb roasting chicken
2 lb new potatoes, halved
2 1/2 tbsp salt-free cajun seasoning blend
2 tsp olive oil
2 limes, quartered
1 head garlic, halved horizontally

1. Heat oven to 400F. Pat chicken dry. Coat roasting pan with olive oil spray. Put chicken in center of pan and surround with potatoes.

2. Mix together seasoning blend and oil in small bowl. Using hands, rub all over chicken. Rub spice remaining on hands onto potatoes. Squeeze 1 lime wedge over chicken and stuff the rest in cavity. Tie legs with kitchen string. Put garlic in corners of pan and coat with olive oil spray.


3. Roast in middle of oven until instant-read thermometer in thickest part of meat registers 165F (without touching bone), 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Let chicken stand 10 minutes before carving. Serve with potatoes and roasted garlic to spread on chicken.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories     306.5 ca
Fat     5.9 g
Saturated fat     1.3
Cholesterol     100.2 mg
Sodium     126.7 mg
Carbohydrates     28.1 g
Total sugars     2.1 g
Dietary fiber     3.9 g
Protein     34.6 g