~ Roasted Chicken with Orange Basil Butter Rub and Oven Roasted Red Peppers ~




Ingredients:

1 whole chicken – about 5 lbs.

Rub for the chicken skin:

Dashes of ground oregano
Dashes of salt
Dashes of black pepper
Dashes of garlic powder
1 tsp. of sugar
Drizzle of olive oil

Combine all of the seasonings in a small dish and drizzle with olive oil to form a paste.  Rub all over the skin.

Orange Basil Butter:

3 tablespoons of butter
1 tablespoon of orange marmalade
2 cloves of garlic
Healthy handful of fresh basil
Dash of salt
Dash of black pepper

Place the butter and all of the other ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth.

Gently lift the skin and rub this butter all over, under the skin.

Preheat Oven 375:

Place the prepared chicken in a baking pan.

Bake 55-60 minutes or until the juices of the chicken run clear.

This is a juicy and delicious chicken.

Oven Roasted Red Peppers:

3 red bell peppers – sliced
½ Spanish onion – sliced
4 cloves of garlic – chopped
Healthy handful of fresh basil - chopped
Dashes of salt
Dashes of red pepper flakes
Dashes of dried oregano
Drizzle of olive oil

Place all of the ingredients in a baking pan.  Add the seasonings and drizzles of olive oil and bake in the oven. 

Bake 45-50 minutes.

These are delicious and go great on a sandwich.

Enjoy with Love,

Catherine
xo
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21 comments:

  1. This looks great. A tasty alternative to a traditional Sunday roast.

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  2. Looks yummy. I love chicken and red peppers.

    Have a terrific day Catherine. :)

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  3. Oh my goodness! I can't wait to try this - especially the orange basil butter rub. Fantastic!

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  4. Nice idea I have many red peppers and basil!!
    Greetings my friend Catherine.

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  5. Catherine, roasted peppers have such a great flavor! Love your meal! :)

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  6. a great idea Catherine, I'll have to give your recipe a try.Have a nica day my dear, xoxo

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  7. Hi Catherine, I am hungry and this dish is not helping at all! I love the presentation and the recipe is easy to follow. This one is a keeper!
    Thanks Catherine for the share!

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  8. Scrumptious! Chicken is my favorite and it's always good to find other ways to eat it!
    Janet :)
    xoxo

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  9. Wow Catherine, you've outdone yourself with this. I would LOVE this dish.

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  10. butter, orange, basil... wow heavenly!

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  11. Wow, that looks great! Thanks for sharing. Downloaded the recipe! :)

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  12. great idea... will be stealing this one :) in the future must trys!

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  13. That picture make my mouth water. Shredded roast chicken is to die for!

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  14. Another great recipe of chicken. Like it!

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  15. No chicken for me, but I can think of all sorts of uses for that rub and butter! Delicious!!!

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  16. This sounds wonderful, that orange butter must be incredible! A great meal with the peppers, YUM!

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  17. Wow - this orange basil butter rub sounds like heaven!

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  18. This makes me so anxious for cooler weather when I can actually turn on my oven!

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  19. Hi Catherine,these combination look great, the roasted bell peppers look delicious.

    Have a nice weekend. GOD bless you.

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