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    Braised Whole Chicken

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    1 hrs 30 mins

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    Chef mariajane's Note:

    Braising a whole chicken makes the whole bird emerge succulent from wing tip to drumstick beneath crispy skin - so very good!!!!

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    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 350°F Season chicken inside and out with salt and pepper. In a large ovensafe saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil on medium-high. Add chicken and brown, breast side down, 5-10 minutes. Turn over and brown second side. Transfer chicken to a platter. Add celery and onion and sauté 5 minutes. Add carrots and sauté another 5 minutes. Remove pot from heat.
    2. 2
      Place chicken, breast side down, overtop vegetables . Combine broth, water and vinegar and pour over chicken. Add potatoes to the pot, cover and braise 45 minutes. Turn chicken, breasts side up, cook another 10-15 minutes with lid off to brown.
    3. 3
      Remove chicken and vegetables from pan and keep warm. Skim fat from cooking liquid and discard. Carve chicken and place slices into shallow bowls, adding vegetables and broth. Garnish with fresh chives and serve.

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    Nutritional Facts for Braised Whole Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (867 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 856.6
    Calories from Fat 334
    Total Fat 37.2 g
    Saturated Fat 10.4 g
    Cholesterol 162.5 mg
    Sodium 781.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 79.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 10.8 g
    Sugars 6.2 g
    Protein 49.8 g

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