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Garlic Butter and Rosemary Pan-Roasted Chicken

garlic butter and rosemary pan-roasted chicken Entree
Garlic Butter and Rosemary Pan-Roasted Chicken
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 6

Turn average chicken into the star of a juicy and delicious meal with flavors of garlic and rosemary. MORE+ LESS-

March 23, 2018

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
6
chicken thighs
Salt and pepper to taste
5
tablespoons butter
5
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
tablespoon dried rosemary leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F.
  • 2
    Brush bottom of 10- to 12-inch heavy ovenproof skillet (such as cast iron) with oil. Place chicken in skillet; season to taste with salt and pepper. Place skillet on bottom rack in hot oven; bake 15 minutes.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, melt butter in 1-quart saucepan over low to medium heat. Add garlic and rosemary; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until fragrant. Remove from heat.
  • 4
    After baking chicken for 15 minutes, remove and discard half of rendered fat from skillet. Pour butter mixture over top of chicken. Bake 15 to 20 minutes longer or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165°F), and top of chicken in browned and crisp. Place sheet of foil over chicken until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

  • Serve with baked Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls and cooked frozen whole green beans for a complete meal.
  • Save some of the rendered chicken fat as a base for gravy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
548.0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
45.6g
70%
Saturated Fat
15.3g
76%
Cholesterol
210.7mg
70%
Sodium
542.8mg
23%
Potassium
404.5mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
1.7g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.3g
1%
Sugars
0.0g
Protein
31.5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
1.90%
2%
Calcium
2.80%
3%
Iron
8.50%
8%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This rosemary chicken recipe spruces up a traditional household favorite with a little seasoning and just enough garlic. Often known for its tea-like aroma and pine-like flavor, rosemary is primarily used to cook meat dishes, such as lamb, pork, chicken and rabbit. This main course works well with a variety of side dishes. May we recommend some steamed vegetables or Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls? Now that you’ve mastered cooking chicken thighs, you’re prepared to take on a whole chicken next! If you’re not a fan of cooking in the skillet, you can switch it up and try our Rosemary Chicken and Potato Sheet-Pan Dinner as an alternative. Or, browse all of our foolproof chicken recipes and pick out your next favorite dinner.

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