Roast Provençal Chicken


– One 4 Lb. Chicken

– 1/4 Cup Herbs De Provence Seasoning

– 1 Bouquet Garni (Thyme, Bay Leaf and Parsley)

– Pot Au Feu Vegetables (4 Carrots, 2 Turnip, 1 Leek, 1 Onion, Mushrooms)

– 6-8 Small Monalisa Potatoes

– 1/4 Cup Olive Oil or Ghee

– Fresh Ground Black Pepper

– 1 Lemon, halved 

– 1 Garlic Bulb, peeled

– Sea Salt


1. Preheat oven to 475°

2. Remove the giblets then rinse and pat dry chicken

3. Coat the skin in ghee or oil

4. Mix together Herbs De Provence seasoning with salt and pepper and rub seasonings over the skin of chicken (save some for the veggies)

5. Inside of the chicken, place the Bouquet Garni, ½ lemon and ½ garlic with 1 tablespoon ghee or oil

6. In roasting pan, place vegetables and potatoes, sprinkle with seasoning and add chicken and squeeze the juice of the remaining lemon over the everything

7. Roast until chicken is golden brown. Roast chicken until the skin begins to brown, 25-30 minutes

8. Reduce heat to 350° and add water to the pan if needed 

9. Roast another 25-30 minutes longer (or until thigh temp reads 165°) 

10. Let rest 10 minutes, drizzle pan juices over the chicken and vegetables, then serve.

Ready. Set. Boss. Our daily email is pouring out inspiration with the latest #BlackGirlBossUp moments, tips on hair, beauty and lifestyle to get you on track to a better you! Sign up today.