Weight Loss Recipe Roasted Rosemary Apple Chicken

rosemary_chickenThis is a great way to use up bruised apples! This golden chicken is healthy, simple and beautiful, and the roasted apples can be tossed together with baked baby onions for a perfect complimentary side dish.  This delicious no-fuss dinner can be prepared in a matter of minutes!  You can opt to cook the chicken on a rotisserie in the barbecue with the apple slices in the dripping pan adding extra flavor when you baste the chicken.


  • 1 whole chicken
  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sea salt
  • 4 apples, cored and sliced
  • Dry rosemary



  1. Rinse the chicken, pat dry with a paper towel and place in a 9 x 13 baking dish
  2. Drizzle with oil, vinegar and sea salt
  3. Arrange the apples around the chicken in the baking dish
  4. Sprinkle rosemary liberally all over chicken
  5. Bake at 350° for 90 minutes, until browned on the outside

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