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Easy Lemon Curry Roasted Chicken

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This Lemon-Curry roast chicken is bursting with complex flavors; try it the next time you have quests over for dinner.
Ingredients
  Thyme sprigs 2
  Cinnamon sticks 3
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Sea salt To Taste
  Lemons 2
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Curry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Apple 1 , halved
  Chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  White wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Chicken 3 1⁄2 Pound (3- 3 1/2, whole, cleaned)
  Lemon 2 Medium (Juice, rind)
  Apple 1 Medium, cut in half
  Curry powder 1 Cup (16 tbs) ((PASTE))
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Clean the chicken of excess fat on the skin and the inside. Wash and rinse it and set aside.
2. In a bowl add olive oil, curry powder, salt, pepper, brown sugar and thyme sprigs and whip it well to combine.
3. Preheat the over to 4250C.

MAKING
4. Take the chicken in a baking tray.
5. Squeeze the juice of a lemon over the chicken and also inside its cavity. Leave the rind inside the chicken.
6. Pour the prepared paste over the chicken and apply it through out and rub it into the chicken and inside it as well.
7. Tuck the wings behind the chicken to roast it properly.
8. Add few extra sprigs of thyme over it.
9. Cut an apple and place it inside the chicken.
10.Squeeze in the juice of one lemon and leave the rind in the tray.
11.Add the chicken broth, white wine, cinnamon sticks, salt and pepper.
12.Put it in the oven for about 1- 1 1/2 hour or till the chicken is tender and brown.

SERVING
13.On a serving platter serve it as whole with the apple, cinnamon, lemon rind.
14.Take the juice in the tray and stir to get the brown bits in the bottom of the pan and pour it over the chicken before serving.
15.Serve it with Jasmine steamed rice or roasted cabbage.

TIPS
If the chicken is large it takes more time to roast. So keep in the oven till done.

The curry powder can be made by mixing turmeric, paprika, coriander, cumin, etc. It is easier if bought from the market as it would contain all the necessary ingredients.

While rubbing the paste over the chicken, rubber gloves can be used as the paste is spicy, also it can get messy. So the rubber gloves makes it easy to clean up.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Fusion
Course: 
Main Dish
Feel: 
Crispy
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
7
Not feeling like cooking dinner? Take a look at this easy chicken recipe which could be prepared in no time and the chef here makes it all the more delicious by adding complex flavors of white wine and cinnamon. Definitely a great variation for a classic Sunday night supper!

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