Yom Kippur Chicken Recipes


Yom Kippur is a solemn and reflective time for the Jewish community, and breaking the fast with a delicious meal is an important tradition. This Yom Kippur chicken recipe is a comforting and flavorful dish that will satisfy your hunger after a day of fasting.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour


  • 1 whole chicken, about 4-5 pounds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Rinse the chicken under cold water and pat it dry with paper towels.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together the salt, black pepper, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, dried thyme, and dried rosemary.
  4. Rub the chicken with olive oil, ensuring it is coated evenly.
  5. Sprinkle the spice mixture all over the chicken, making sure to cover all sides.
  6. Place the lemon slices, onion slices, and minced garlic inside the cavity of the chicken.
  7. Transfer the chicken to a roasting pan and cover it with aluminum foil.
  8. Roast the chicken in the preheated oven for 45 minutes.
  9. Remove the foil and continue roasting for an additional 15 minutes, or until the chicken is golden brown and the internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C).
  10. Once cooked, remove the chicken from the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes before carving.
  11. Serve the