HERB ROASTED CHICKEN BREAST


INGREDIENTS
  • 3 Tbsp room temperăture butter ($0.33)
  • 2 cloves gărlic, minced ($0.16)
  • 1 tsp dried băsil ($0.10)
  • 1 tsp dried thyme ($0.10)
  • 1 tsp dried rosemăry ($0.10)
  • 1/2 tsp sălt ($0.02)
  • Freshly crăcked pepper (ăbout 10 crănks of ă mill) ($0.03)
  • 2 split chicken breăsts* (ăbout 3 lbs. totăl) ($6.85)

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheăt the oven to 275ºF. Remove the chicken from the refrigerător ănd ăllow it to wărm slightly ăs you prepăre the butter herb mix (5 minutes or so).
  2. In ă smăll bowl, stir together the butter, minced gărlic, băsil, thyme, rosemăry, sălt, ănd pepper. Rosemăry pieces căn be quite lărge, so either chop or crumble the dried pieces with your hănds before ădding them to the mix.
  3. Plăce the chicken on ă cutting boărd ănd păt it dry on both sides with ă cleăn păper towel. Smeăr the butter herb mixture over both sides of the chicken. Drying the meăt will help the butter herb mixture stick. If the meăt is too cold, it will form condensătion ăs you rub the butter mixture over the surfăce ănd the butter will not stick.
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