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Barbecued Chicken Veronique

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For marinade
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Dried thyme leaves 3 Teaspoon
  Dried rosemary leaves 2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaves 2 , crushed
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Broiler fryers 2 1⁄2 Pound (4 Whole, 2 To 2 1/2 Pound)
  Dried rosemary leaves 1 Tablespoon (As Needed)
  Dried thyme leaves 1 Tablespoon (As Needed)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Chicory 1 (As Needed)
  Green grapes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Small Clusters)

1. In a small saucepan, mix together butter, 3 teaspoons thyme, 2 teaspoons rosemary, the bay leaves, paprika, 1 teaspoon salt, the garlic and white wine; stir and bring it just to a boil and then let it cool.
2. Wash chicken under cold running water; drain and pat dry with paper towels.
3. Season inside of each chicken with 1/4 teaspoon each rosemary and thyme, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
4. Bring the legs together, using a cooking string tie them together.
5. Fold wings over the breast and tie wings securely with the body.
6. In a large shallow baking pan; place the tied up chicken and pour marinade them.
7. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours to marinate; turn occasionally.
8. Remove chicken from refrigerator 1/2 hour before cooking.

9. On a spit, secure the marinated chicken; balance evenly.
10. Place the spit at 5 inches from the prepared coals.
11. Place a foil drip pan under the chicken for accumulating drippings.
12. Let the chicken roast for about 90 minutes; until legs move easily at joints; baste often with remaining butter mixture.

13. Remove chicken from spit.
14. Place on a heated platter and unravel.
15. Garnish with chicory and clusters of green grapes.
16. Heat remaining marinade and serve with chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Holiday, Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
90 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 485 Calories from Fat 300

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g51.8%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 136.5 mg45.5%

Sodium 403.1 mg16.8%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.6%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 27 g54.8%

Vitamin A 31.3% Vitamin C 15.6%

Calcium 14.9% Iron 40.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Barbecued Chicken Veronique Recipe