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Irish Roast Chicken

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  Chicken 1
  Oatmeal 100 Gram (4 ounce)
  Onion 1 Large, chopped
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Lard/Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Bacon 175 Gram, chopped (6 Ounce)
  Onions 2 , sliced
  Carrots 4 , sliced
  Chicken stock 600 Milliliter (20 Fluid Ounce)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 250F, Gas Mark 4. In a large mixing bowl, mix together the oatmeal, chopped onion, butter, salt, pepper and about 4 tablespoons of the stock. Use this mixture to stuff the chicken and secure the opening with a needle and thread or trussing skewers.

2. Heat the oil in a frying pan, add the bacon and fry until it just changes colour. Transfer to a deep ovenproof casserole.

3. Reheat the oil and brown the chicken on all sides. Place on top of the bacon in the casserole.

4. Reheat the oil again, adding a little extra if necessary, add the sliced onion and carrots carrots, and sauté for 5 minutes, stirring from time to time. Remove with a slotted spoon and place around the chicken in the casserole.

5. Pour the remaining stock over the chicken, cover and roast for about 1 ½ hours. Serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Everyday, Kids, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
140 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1152 Calories from Fat 595

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 68 g104.6%

Saturated Fat 22.6 g113%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 294.1 mg98%

Sodium 822.2 mg34.3%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.4%

Sugars 11.5 g

Protein 88 g176.8%

Vitamin A 215.1% Vitamin C 24.6%

Calcium 34.9% Iron 94.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Irish Roast Chicken Recipe