Goat Cheese Frying Chicken

Rich & creamy goat cheese stuffed in a juicy, tender chicken. Prepare in minutes and bake!

  • Prep: 10 Mins
  • Cook: 1 Hour 15 Mins
  • Portions: 4-6

Ingredients You'll Need

  • 1 Meridian Free Run Frying Chicken
  • 8 Ounces Goat Cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp. Fresh Basil, chopped finely
  • 1/2 tsp. Oregano
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 1 Garlic Bulb, with the top cut off
  • 3-4 Tbsp. Olive OIl
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  2. Pat chicken completely dry with paper towels
  3. In a bowl combine goat cheese, basil and oregano until well mixed
  4. Rub the chicken with olive oil and then sprinkle with salt and pepper
  5. Place the chicken into a roasting pan
  6. Lift the skin of the chicken above the breast and stuff with goat cheese mixture
  7. Press mixture into the thighs as far back as possible
  8. Rub the outside of the chicken with goat cheese to use up the rest of the mixture
  9. Stuff the garlic bulb, cloves facing inward in the top opening, and the lemon half into the bottom opening
  10. Roast for an hour and 15 minutes (or until internal temperature of 165 F)
  11. Allow to rest for 30 minutes before cutting

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