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Yucatan Roasted Chicken

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  Butter 250 Gram
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Lime zest 2 Teaspoon
  Lime juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Cilantro 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Fresh lime 1⁄2
  Garlic clove 2
  Onion 1⁄2
  Cilantro 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Chicken 1
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Ancho chilly 2 Teaspoon
  Chipotle chili 2 Teaspoon
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1 Pinch
  Smoked paprika 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon

1. In a large bowl, place the butter and add to it the oregano, cilantro, garlic, salt, lime juice, lime zest and mix it all up using your hands or a whisk.
2. Now place the chicken on the working board and stuff it with, fresh lime, garlic , onion and cilantro and rub the butter mixture under the skin of the chicken and also from the outside.
3. To make the seasoning, in a separate mixing bowl, add salt, ancho chilly pepper, chipotle chillies, garlic powder, black pepper, smoked paprika and give it a good mix.
4. Sprinkle as much or as little of the seasoning mixture on the hot sweet potato fries.

5. Serve the baked whole chicken with smoked fries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
South American
Main Dish
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes
For all those who love eating chicken this yucatan chicken recipe is a must try. Watch the video to see how the chef combines chicken with sweet potato fries to make an exotic dish in no time. A nice dish with a south western and Mexican flair to it!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4775 Calories from Fat 3299

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 372 g572.9%

Saturated Fat 176.1 g880.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1542.5 mg514.2%

Sodium 5207.3 mg217%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11%

Dietary Fiber 11.6 g46.5%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 314 g627.3%

Vitamin A 453.8% Vitamin C 121.2%

Calcium 47.2% Iron 102.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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