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Mum S Roast Chicken With Lemony Breadcrumb Stuffing And Gravy

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Ingredients
  Chicken 5 Ounce
  Butter 1 Tablespoon, softened
  Chicken stock 12 Fluid Ounce (350 Milliliter)
  Butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Thyme 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Sage 1 Teaspoon, chopped
  Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
  Breadcrumbs 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Heat your oven to a temperature of 180C/fan 160C/gas 4

MAKING
2. For the stuffing, in a saucepan, melt the butter and add onions; cover and allow to cook for almost ten minutes
3. Remove from the heat, add chopped herbs, lemon juice and zest and the breadcrumbs, as also the seasoning
4. With a spoon, add this stuffing into the chicken carcass and place the chicken on the roasting tray
5. Spread butter on the surface of the skin and sprinkle some salt and pepper and roast for an hour and a half or more, until well cooked
6. To prevent it from turning too dark, cover it with aluminium foil; when done, transfer it into a serving plate, preferably inside the warm oven
7. Place the roasting tray on the hob at medium flame, add half the stock and allow to boil, deglaze the tiny bits stuck to the tray
8. When boiling, pour into a small bowl, degrease the juices using ice cubes, pour the juices into a small saucepan
9. To the saucepan, add the rest of the stock, allow to boil and add seasoning and boil till thickens

SERVING
10. When ready to serve, take the chicken out from the oven and carve

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Interest: 
Holiday, Everyday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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