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Honey-Lime Roasted Chicken Recipe

A traditional recipe gets a healthy twist. This chicken recipe makes taste a priority. Low in sodium, easy to make, and so good!

Ingredients
  • 1 whole roasting chicken (5 to 6 lbs.)
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp. stone-ground mustard or spicy brown mustard
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin

    Directions
    1. Loosen skin from entire chicken. Place the chicken in a roasting pan so that the breast is up. In a bowl, mix lime juice, honey, mustard, and cumin with a whisk. Baste under the chicken skin with 1/3 cup lime juice mixture.

    2. Tie drumsticks together. Pour the remaining lime juice mixture over the chicken.

    3. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees Farhenheit for approximately 2.5 to 3 hours or until meat thermometer reads 180 degrees, basting every 30 minutes with drippings. Cover the chicken loosely with foil after 1 to 1.5 hours or when chicken is golden brown.

    4. Let stand for 10 minutes before carving. Remove and discard skin before serving.

    Nutrition Info
    Yield: 10 servings
    Calories: 197
    Fat: 7g
    Cholesterol: 77mg
    Sodium: 95mg
    Carbs: 8g
    Trace Fiber
    Protein: 25g


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