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Chimichurri Butter Roasted Chicken

Buttery roasted chicken with fresh herbs. Perfect for a weeknight meal. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American, Argentinian
Keyword: Chimichurri Butter, Chimichurri Roasted Chicken
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 563kcal
Author: Julie of


  • 3 lb bone-in chicken
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro
  • 1/2 green onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Place the cilantro, parsley, oregano, crushed red pepper, scallion, garlic, red wine vinegar, lime, butter, salt, and pepper into a food processor and blend until smooth.
  • Rub the chicken with the butter mixture all over.
  • Place the chicken in the oven for 30 minutes.
  • Rub the chicken with any leftover butter mixture and place the chicken back in the oven for an additional 15 minutes or until fully cooked through.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!



Calories: 563kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 229mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 401mg | Vitamin A: 745IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.4mg