There is nothing better than a well cooked delicious roasted chicken using the classic lemon and herbs.
Simple to cook and yummilicious.
One fresh chicken (1.4 kg)
1 large Pomegranate
15 Brussel Sprouts
10 Cherry Tomatoes
3 tablespoons Minced Garlic
4 tablespoons Organic Olive Oil
MasterFoods Thyme Leaves
MasterFoods Parsley Flakes
Lawry’s Seasoned Salt
Grounded Black Peppercorns
4 tablespoons White Wine
Sprinkle olive oil over the entire chicken.
Seasoned with salt and grounded black peppercorns.
Add herbs inside the chicken cavity.
Cut one medium size lemon into four pieces and popped into the chicken.
In a mixing bowl, add minced garlic and white wine to ferment.
Mixed well and set aside for at least 30 minutes.
The cooking time for chicken per kilo is about 45 minutes.
Preheat oven at 190 degrees and place the chicken to roast.
Leave the baking tray to collect the juices from the roasting.
After half hour, turn the chicken to the other side to cook.
Flip over to the other side of the chicken and cook for another half hour.
When done, remove the chicken from the oven and pour the fermented garlic and white wine on top of the chicken and sides for a flavoursome finish.
Pop into the oven for about 15 minutes at 220 degrees C.
Do the same for the other side of the chicken as well.
The garlic will also browned the chicken and provide fragrance to the roasted bird.
Keep watch on the rapid roasting process.
You may need to adjust your timing to your required doneness.
Remove the chicken from the oven and pour the chicken juices into your dressing.
Leave the chicken about 10 minutes to settle down before serving.
Add about two tablespoons of the juices into the frying pan and fry the Brussel sprouts and cherry tomatoes until they are soft.
Remove from the pan and decorate along the roasted chicken.
Cut and deseed pomegranate:
Use a sharp knife to remove the flower (top of the pomegranate).
By cutting an angle and removing a cone of pith from the flower will prevent from cutting into the seeds.
Leave the fruit on a plate to hold the seeds while you sectioned.
Now the pomegranate seeds are ready for garnishing with the roasted chicken.
This is only one pomegranate So much from just one fruit.
Sprinkle your desired quantity of these Pomegranate seeds over the Roasted Chicken.
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