Succulent Roasted Lemon Basil Chicken
1 whole chicken
1 box Minute rice
2 lemons, juiced
1 bunch parsley leaves, finely chopped
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
8 ounces cream cheese
Butter for braising meat
Prepare white Minute Rice for 4 servings as directed.
When done, fluff and squeeze the juice of both lemons into the rice.
Mix in desired amount of chopped fresh parsley.
Stuff chicken with rice.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Mix together basil and softened cream cheese. Carefully stuff mixture under the skin of chicken.
Dab the top of the chicken with butter and bake for about 1 hour or until done.
Yield: 4 servings
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