Brined Roasted Chicken - 500 Degrees

READY IN: 4hrs
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Thoroughly dissolve sugar and salt into water.
  • Soak chicken in brine for 1-3 hours (in refrigerator).
  • Mix softened (room temperature) butter with herbs while chicken is in brine.
  • Thoroughly rinse chicken and allow to drain, pat dry.
  • Cut backbone out of chicken and flatten bird.
  • Spray bottom part of broiler pan with vegetable oil.
  • Scrub potatoes and cut into small bite sized pieces.
  • Place potatoes in pan.
  • Place flattened bird in top part of broiler pan, over potatoes.
  • Loosen skin from flesh.
  • Place herb butter between skin and flesh.
  • Bake in hot oven (500 degrees) for 45 minutes to an hour. (or more, if potatoes are not browned).
  • Serve with cooked spinach and hot crusty bread.
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