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Roast Chicken With Apples Turnips And Garlic

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Ingredients
  Chicken 3 Pound
  Paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 1 Teaspoon
  Golden apples 3 , peeled, cored and cut into eighths
  White turnips 3 Small, peeled, quartered and thinly sliced
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), peeled
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven to 325° F.
2. In a small bowl, combine the paprika, pepper and salt.
3. Grease a roasting pan with butter or oil.

MAKING
4. Rub the spice mix inside and on the chicken so that the meat is well seasoned.
5. Place the bird in the roasting pan
6. Arrange the apples, turnips and garlic around the chicken in the pan.
7. Squeeze lemon or sprinkle the lemon juice over the vegetables.
8. Place the roasting pan in the preheated oven and roast the chicken for 65-70 minutes Baste the bird with the pan juices two or three times during roasting, to keep the meat moist and succulent.
9. When the chicken has turned golden brown and the meat is tender, remove from the oven and transfer to the service platter. Allow the roast to rest for 15 minutes.

FINALIZING
10. Skim the fat in the roasting pan.
11. Mash the vegetables and garlic with the pan juices and transfer into a serving bowl.

SERVING
12. Serve the chicken whole, carving it at the table.
13. Pass the bowl of mashed vegetables at the table.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
70 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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