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    Roast Chicken & Barley Pilaf

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 50 mins

    20 mins

    1 hrs 30 mins

    VickiAk's Note:

    A great meal, serve with steamed broccoli.

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    Ingredients:

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    Chicken

    Barley Pilaf

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Roast chicken: heat oven to 450°F.
    2. 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. 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. 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. 5
      Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes. Remove skin, slice and serve with pilaf.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 24, 2010

      55

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

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    • on October 04, 2009

      55

      Excellent dinner combination. The recipe doesn't state if it is instant barley or not, but i assumed with the small amount of liquid and quick cook time, it was. I used regular barley and doubled the amount of broth and simmered for 1 hour until it was done. Nice change from rice. The chicken had so much flavor and so simple to do. Made for Fall 2009 PAC.

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    • on March 02, 2009

      55

      Very good! I didn't hear a single complaint at the dinner table (and this is very rare with 4 kids, two being teens!) I did make a few substitutions, only because I did not have the ingredients. Instead of fresh herbs, I put dried rosemary, oregano, thyme, marjoram and sage in a bowl with a little olive oil with the sliced garlic before rubbing under and over the skin. Also, instead of barley I used brown rice, it turned out very good. Thanks for the great recipe! I will definitely be making this again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Roast Chicken & Barley Pilaf

    Serving Size: 1 (594 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 880.5
     
    Calories from Fat 469
    53%
    Total Fat 52.1 g
    80%
    Saturated Fat 14.3 g
    71%
    Cholesterol 213.8 mg
    71%
    Sodium 1080.0 mg
    45%
    Total Carbohydrate 39.9 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 9.0 g
    36%
    Sugars 2.9 g
    11%
    Protein 61.0 g
    122%

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