Roast Chicken Recipe with Apple and Sage

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Easy chicken recipe! This will be a family favorite - and you'll love how quick it is to make. Definitely add this to your weekly meal planner!

This simple and delicious roast chicken recipe with apple and sage will impress your family any night of the week! And did we mention that it’s delicious?

Roast Chicken Recipe with Apple and Sage

Roast Chicken Recipe with Apple Sage

  • Author: Erin at MotherChef
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 100 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours


  • 1 Whole Roaster Chicken (57 lbs)
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Tb Pepper
  • 6 oz Fat Free Greek Yogurt
  • 2 Tb Fresh Sage, Chopped
  • 1 Granny Smith Apple, Shredded
  • 1 Tb Extra Virgin Olive Oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. Remove any giblets from inside of chicken.
  3. Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towel.
  4. Place chicken in a well seasoned Iron Skillet or a roasting pan, breast side up.
  5. Spread 1 Tb olive oil over skin of chicken. Sprinkle with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper.
  6. In a medium bowl, mix yogurt, sage, apple,1 tsp salt, and 2 tsp pepper.
  7. Spread yogurt mixture over skin of chicken and under the skin on the breast.
  8. Place in oven and cook for 90 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let sit for 10 minutes before serving.


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1 Comment

  1. Erica

    October 2, 2013 at 5:32 pm

    I like the combo of the greek yogurt, apple and sage. Definitely going to try this. Thx!

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