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Ranch Style Chicken

Ingredients
  Roasting chicken 9 Pound (2 Pieces, 3 Pound Each)
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Sticks)
  Dry white wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground marjoram 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic salt 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Or As Needed)
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1 Remove giblets from the body cavities of chickens. Wash chickens inside and out; pat dry. Place, breast sides up, in a large roasting pan.
2 In a small saucepan,melt butter or margarine,stir in wine, marjoram, garlic salt, salt, and pepper. Brush part over chickens.
3 Roast in a moderate oven at 375 degrees farenheit, brushing several times with the remaining butter mixture for 1 1/2 hours, or until chickens are tender and golden. Remove to a heated serving platter; keep warm.
4 Into a 2-cup measure, pour liquid from the roasting pan . Let stand for several minutes until fat rises to the top, then skim off. Add water to the liquid, if needed, to make 2 cups. Return to the pan and heat to boiling.
5 In a cup, blend flour with a little water to a paste; stir into boiling liquid. Cook, stirring constantly, until the gravy thickens and boils for 1 minute.

SERVING
6 Carve the chickens and serve with the gravy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
12

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