Roast Chicken & Barley Pilaf

READY IN: 1hr 50mins
Recipe by VickiAk

A great meal, serve with steamed broccoli.

Top Review by Southern Polar Bear

Delicious! My family enjoyed this recipe very much. Made for Spring PAC 2010.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Roast chicken: heat oven to 450°F.
  2. Gently lift skin from breast and legs and season with salt and pepper: place some sliced garlic and fresh herbs under skin. Place remaining garlic and herbs in the cavity of the chicken.
  3. Place chicken on a rack in a large roasting pan. Pour chicken broth into the bottom of the pan. roast for 50 to 60 minutes.
  4. Make Barley Pilaf: Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, over medium heat oil. Add onion, carrot and mushrooms and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes. Add broth, barley, salt, pepper and nutmeg. Reduce heat to medium, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Stirring occasionally. Add a few tablespoons water if mixture becomes too dry.
  5. Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes. Remove skin, slice and serve with pilaf.

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a