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Roasted Herbes De Provence Chicken

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  Chicken 6 Pound (1 Whole)
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Herbes de provence 3 Tablespoon
  Fresh tarragon 1 1⁄4 Bunch (125 gm) (1 Large Bunch)
  Yellow onions 3 , roughly chopped
  Parsnips 2 , peeled and roughly chopped
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon

Preheat the oven to 350° F.
Remove the giblets from the chicken.
Rinse the bird and pat it dry.
Place it in a roasting pan and rub with some of the olive oil.
Season with salt, pepper, and herbes de Provence.
Place the tarragon under the skin, in the cavity, and all around the outside of the bird.
Place one of the chopped onions in the cavity.
Sprinkle the remaining onions and parsnips around the chicken in the pan.
Drizzle a little more oil on the vegetables.
Pour the broth in the bottom of the pan.
Put a foil tent on top of the chicken, and bake for 1 hour.
Remove the tent and let brown for another 30 to 40 minutes.
The total cooking time is about 20 minutes per pound.
Remove the chicken from the roasting pan and place it on a serving platter.
Pour off most of the fat from the pan, reserving 2 to 3 tablespoons.
Place the roasting pan on the stove and heat the drippings over high heat.
Add the wine and scrape the brown bits off the bottom of the pan to make a sauce.
Reduce for 5 to 7 minutes, or until desired thickness is achieved.
Adjust seasonings to taste with salt and pepper.
Turn off the heat and add the butter.
Stir until well combined.
Carve the chicken and serve with a spoonful of sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6569 Calories from Fat 3304

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 368 g566.4%

Saturated Fat 102.4 g512%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1855.7 mg618.6%

Sodium 5154.3 mg214.8%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.5%

Dietary Fiber 24.8 g99.2%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 586 g1171.5%

Vitamin A 166.4% Vitamin C 161.2%

Calcium 182.5% Iron 357%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Roasted Herbes De Provence Chicken Recipe