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Country Roasted Chicken

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Ingredients
  Roasting chicken 3 Pound, rinsed inside and out (1 Chicken)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Paprika To Taste
  Onions 2 Medium, quartered
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), halved
  Lemons 2 , quartered
  Fresh rosemary sprigs 6 Small
  Apple cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or More If Required)
Directions

Preheat oven to 350°.
Remove giblets and discard; season chicken cavity with salt, pepper, and paprika.
Then stuff with onion, garlic, 6 lemon wedges, and 4 rosemary sprigs.
Squeeze the juice from the 2 remaining lemon wedges over skin, then sprinkle with rosemary leaves, pepper, and paprika.
Put squeezed lemon wedges inside cavity, tuck flap of skin at neck under bird, and place it breast-side up on rack in pan.
Cover loosely with aluminum foil and bake on middle rack of oven 15 to 20 minutes.
Remove aluminum foil, add cider vinegar to pan, and roast uncovered 1 to 1 1/2 hours more or until done, basting with juices every 20 minutes.
(You may need to add more vinegar if the pan becomes dry.) Before serving, discard onion, garlic, lemon, and herbs.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Chicken

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