Roast Chicken with Fresh Tarragon
For this recipe you will need:
To prepare this recipe:
Rinse the chicken, inside and out and pat dry with paper towels and let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Rub 2 tablespoons olive oil over chicken, sprinkle chicken with salt & pepper inside and out.
Place chicken breast side down on a heavy rack in a roasting pan.
Fill inside of cavity with onion, carrot, parsley and tarragon.
Roast in a preheated 450°F oven for 30 minutes until skin begins to crisp.
Using tongs or a large fork, turn the chicken breast side up and spread the tarragon all over the chicken.
Continue roasting until internal temperature is 180°F for about an hour and a half.
Let rest for 30 minutes prior to carving.