1 1/2cupslime juice*about 12 limes, heavier limes will be juicer
12-14large garlic cloves*crushed or minced
1 1/2tspsea salt
1bunchfresh cilantro *roughly chopped
4-4 1/2lbwhole chicken
Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a large and deep glass container.
Drain chicken of excess juice and remove packaging and gizzards from inner cavity of chicken. Place chicken into marinade. Spoon marinade over top of chicken and into cavity. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate while marinating. Turn chicken halfway through marination. Marinate for at least 12 hours, preferably 24-48 hours.
Preheat oven to 350℉.Remove chicken from marinade and drain of excess juice. Place in a small roasting pan. Spread congealed olive oil containing chopped cilantro evenly over the top of chicken.Bake for 1 1/2 hours or until internal temperature reaches 165℉.Remove from oven and let rest for 7-10 minutes and slice to serve.
*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.