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Delicious, Moist And Juicy:How To Roast A Chicken

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Ingredients
  Whole chicken 3 Pound
  Red potato 8
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Large, dice (1/2 for stuffing the chicken + 1/2 to go with the potatoes)
  Rosemary 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Baby carrots 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery stalks 2 , cut into inch long pieces
  Chicken rub 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Lemon 1
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre heat oven to 400 degrees F.

MAKING
2. Throw away the innards of the chicken and clean the cavity. Wash and set aside.
3. On a roasting rack, add the washed and quartered red potatoes.
4. Add half the onions.
5. Season with salt and pepper.
6. Drizzle olive oil on the potatoes and onions.
7. Sprinkle a little rosemary leaves.
8. Now take two garlic cloves and insert it between the skin and the flesh of the chicken.
9. Smear the chicken with the rub.
10. Insert the remaining onions, lemon half, rosemary sprigs in the cavity and tuck the wings of the bird underneath.
11. Place on the bed of potatoes.
12. Bake on the bottom rack of the oven for about 75 minutes or until all juices run clear.
13. Check the internal temperature of the chicken with a food thermometer. If it is 165 degrees then the chicken is done.

SERVING
14. Let it rest for a few minutes once out of the oven. Carve and enjoy.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Global
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
100 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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