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    Whole Roasted Chicken North African Style

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    1 hrs 15 mins

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    Oolala's Note:

    Not sure where I got this recipe and not sure of authenticity but it sure sounds good. Don't want to lose it.

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    1. 1
      Heat oven to 425 degrees F.
    2. 2
      After washing chicken, wipe with paper towels and season the chicken and cavity with salt and pepper.
    3. 3
      Using a mortar and pestle, pound the parsley, chervil, chopped onion, butter, cumin, cayenne pepper, and 1/2 tsp salt to a paste.
    4. 4
      Spread the paste carefully over the whole chicken with a spatula.
    5. 5
      Place a skewer through the wings of the chicken to secure them closely to the sides of the bird during cooking.
    6. 6
      Lay the chicken, breast side down, in a roasting pan and roast for 20 minutes until lightly browned.
    7. 7
      Turn the bird over so that the breast is up and roast for another 15-20 minutes.
    8. 8
      Remove chicken from oven and turn down the heat to 350 degrees F.
    9. 9
      Meanwhile, lightly dust the chicken breast with flour.
    10. 10
      Place chicken back in oven.
    11. 11
      Baste with pan juices and continue to roast for about 1 hour or until the chicken is done, and continue basting frequently during cooking time.
    12. 12
      When done, the juices will run clear when you push a skewer through the thickest part of the leg.
    13. 13
      Remove chicken to a cutting board and carve.
    14. 14
      Serve immediately.

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    Nutritional Facts for Whole Roasted Chicken North African Style

    Serving Size: 1 (257 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 635.5
    Calories from Fat 470
    Total Fat 52.2 g
    Saturated Fat 20.9 g
    Cholesterol 206.2 mg
    Sodium 594.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 1.6 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 0.6 g
    Protein 38.1 g

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