How to bake the chicken in the oven whole
Chicken can be cooked many delicious dishes. From it cook all sorts of soups, prepared a variety of snacks, pies, used in salads and sandwiches. But just looks spectacular chicken, baked whole in the oven.
You will need:
1 chicken; 3 apples; 2 tablespoons of whiskey; 1/4 cup prunes; 3 cloves of garlic; a pinch of lemon zest; 2 spoons of honey; salt and pepper to taste; a pinch of rosemary and thyme; 1 lemon or orange.
Instruction in the oven to bake whole chicken
Prepare stuffing. Slice the apples sweet varieties of small slices. Finely chop the prunes soaked in advance. Combine prunes, apples and chopped garlic. Add to the mix a couple of tablespoons of whiskey or other spirits. Let stand a few minutes.
Prepared chicken rub inside and out with salt and pepper. To the meat was prosoleno evenly, you can do the injection of saline solution in the most fleshy place. The bird will get through this procedure more juiciness.
Mix honey with thyme, rosemary and grated zest. Add salt and pepper. If the honey is too sticky, you can add a couple of tablespoons of olive or sunflower oil.
Stuff the bird with a mixture of apples and prunes. Kill the abdomen toothpicks. The legs can be connected by threads. Outside rub honey chicken with herbs.
Preheat oven to 220 degrees. Place the chicken on a sheet, sprinkle chopped apples around it - they absorb the liberated juice and give the dish extra flavor. Put the chicken in the preheated oven for 40-45 minutes until a brown crust. Then lower the temperature to 180 ° C and continue to bake until done.
It is possible in the same manner to prepare a stuffed bird foil. The chicken in the foil does not require much attention and gives a very soft and juicy.
You can vary this recipe, chicken stuffed with lemon or orange. It turns out very unusual combination. Rub the bird with salt and pepper. Put the filling of diced lemon or orange, onion and seasoning for chicken. Put the carcass back on the baking sheet, greased. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes. Then pour the juice precipitated chicken and cover with foil. Fry for another 1.5 hours. For 15 minutes until cooked, remove the foil and once again pour the juice of a bird.