Lemon herb roast chicken

Tags: main dish, waiting
. Serves 4. 14 steps
7lb roasting chicken Rinse, dry. Slide hand under skin of breast. Rub half butter under skin, rub remainder over outside. Put lemon inside. Truss. Roast in hot oven 20 minutes, reduce to moderate, continue roasting about 1 1/4 hours or until thigh juices run clean Transfer to platter, cover with foil to keep warm
1 lemon quarter
1/2 cup butter combine, season Pour juices into cup, spoon off fat. Add wine to pan, bring to boil, pour into cup. Add stock to make 2 1/4 cups. Gradually whisk into flour mixture. Boil until thickened, about 7 minutes
2 tablespoons rosemary chopped
2 tablespoons thyme chopped
reserve 2 tablespoons melt, add flour, cook 3 minutes or until beginning to colour
3 cloves garlic mince
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 tablespoons flour
1/4 cup dry white wine
1 cup chicken stock
rosemary sprigs use for garnish