- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Drizzle some olive oil in the bottom of a roasting pan. Cut citrus into halves & chunks. Slice one lemon thinly.
- Place the chicken in the roasting pan. Using your fingers gently loosen the skin over the breast of the chicken, and place lemon slices and thyme sprigs under the skin.
- Stuff the inside of the chicken with the shallots, a few sprigs of thyme & chunks of citrus. Tie the legs together using kitchen twine. Rub the outside of the skin with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, pepper and fresh thyme leaves.
- Place all the citrus pieces around the chicken along with the garlic cloves and thyme sprigs. Pour the orange juice & lemon juice into the pan. Roast for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until a meat thermometer inserted into the thicken part of the breast reads 165 degrees. Baste the chicken every so often with the pan juices.
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