Roast Chicken for Christmas

Source : Wash The Chicken Carefully Inside And Out, And Pat Dry. I Used A Fairly Small 1 Kg Bird This Time.mix Salt, Pepper And Herbs Of Your Choice Together. I ...

PreTime
more Minutes
CookTime
a few Minutes
Yield
Some Servings

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at : December 18, 2020

Step:

  1. Wash the chicken carefully inside and out, and pat dry. I used a fairly small 1 kg bird this time.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 1 photo
  2. Mix salt, pepper and herbs of your choice together. I used a blend of garlic, rosemary, oregano and parsley.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 2 photo
  3. Rub the seasonings into the outside and inside of the bird well.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 3 photo
  4. Take care of the neck. Bend it forward so that it covers the neck cavity.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 4 photo
  5. Pull the skin on the top and bottom of the neck, and fold it over the neck as if to hide it. Secure with a toothpick.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 5 photo
  6. Close the other end. If you are adding stuffing to the chicken, do so now. I stuffed flavored boiled potatoes.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 6 photo
  7. Pul the skin on either side of the opening, and secure with toothpicks as shown in the photo.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 7 photo
  8. Secure the wings to the body with toothpicks.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 8 photo
  9. Line a baking sheet or tray with aluminium foil, and scatter chopped celery.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 9 photo
  10. Place the chicken on top, spread oil and sprinkle flour. Cover the chicken completely with aluminium foil.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 10 photo
  11. Roast the chicken in a preheated 200°C oven for one hour. Raise the temperature to 240°C, take off the foil and roast for another 30 minutes.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 11 photo
  12. Take out the toothpicks and decorate the legs with ribbon. Arrange vegetables around the chicken and it's done.

    Roast Chicken for Christmas recipe step 12 photo

Ingredients

  1. 1 whole Chicken (about 1 kg)
  2. 10 grams Salt (1% of the weight of the chicken)
  3. 4 grams Coarsely ground black pepper (0.4% of the weight of the chicken)
  4. 1 Garlic, thyme, rosemary, parsley, sage, oregano etc.
  5. 1 to 2 stalks Celery
  6. 1 Plain flour, as needed
  7. 1 Vegetable oil, as needed

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