Bourbon Pecan Chicken

READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 1 chicken
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For chicken: Preheat oven to 400°F
  • Wash inside cavity and outside of chicken and pat dry. Rub cavity with cut side of half a lemon and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Fill cavity with tarragon, rosemary, garlic cloves and onions. Truss and tie chicken.
  • Pull up skin, press pecan bits into chicken breast and pull skin back into place. Make sure not to break skin.
  • Pour 1/4 cup of bourbon over chicken and place it on its side in oven.
  • Roast for 20 minutes, turn to other side, add remaining bourbon, baste and roast another 20 minutes.
  • Turn again, baste and roast for another 20 minutes Check to see if it is done.
  • If not, cook to your liking, continue cooking but do not overcook.
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