Marvelous Low-FODMAP Roasted Chicken with Maple and Rosemary; Gluten-free, Dairy-free

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This is a traditional, whole bird low-FODMAP roasted chicken recipe that can also be modified for turkey. Although simple to prepare, the taste is nothing short of marvelous.  Perfect for a low-FODMAP Thanksgiving menu or the holiday season!

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Rachel Pauls, MD

Marvelous Roasted Chicken with Maple and Rosemary Recipe; Gluten-free, Dairy-free

While this recipe has not been tested a single serving should be low-FODMAP based on the ingredients.

Modified from ‘Norene’s Healthy Kitchen’, Norene Gilletz, 2008.

Serves 6

Prep time: 15 minutes, marinate up to 2 days

Bake time: 1 H 15 min
Bake: 375 F


  • 1 whole chicken (3.5 lb)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 TB lemon juice
  • 1TB olive oil
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary, crumbled or 1 tsp low-FODMAP Happy Spices Italian Seasoning 
  • Optional garnish: fresh rosemary sprigs


  • Rinse chicken well and pat dry with paper towels, remove entrails if necessary from cavity
  • Trim fat
  • Season with salt, pepper, and paprika
  • In small bowl, combine lemon juice, oil, maple syrup and rosemary or Happy Spices Italian Seasoning for marinade
  • Mix well
  • Coat chicken with marinade, cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 2 days
  • Bake at 375 F uncovered for about 1¼ hours or until golden
    • Internal temperature should record 185 F in deepest part of thigh when done
  • Baste occasionally if desired
  • Low-FODMAP drippings may be placed in gravy boat and served on side
  • Garnish with fresh rosemary
  • Enjoy with my low-FODMAP smashed salt and vinegar potatoes, your favorite veggies, low-FODMAP stuffing or low-FODMAP sweet potato casserole!

  • This low-FODMAP Roasted Chicken with Maple and Rosemary is my absolute favorite Friday meal!

Comments Rating 5 (3 reviews)

8 Responses

  1. Truly Marvelous

    We made this and it was AMAZING!! So juicy and just the right hint of sweet from the maple. Can’t wait to make it again.

    1. Sandy,
      Thank you SO much for your comment and stars! It is truly appreciated. Have a wonderful day 🙂

    1. Michelle,
      How awesome to hear from you! We are thrilled that you enjoyed our meals on your special holiday 🙂

  2. Best roast chicken ever

    My goodness this was good. I marinated it for over a day. It took longest to roast than the recipe. Count be my oven. About 45 minutes more. Juicy and tender. Thanks. I cooked a free range chicken.??

    1. Thank you so much Mary! We are happy to hear, and appreciate the feedback on the roasting time.
      Have a great day!

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