Scarborough Fair Roast Chicken

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the cooking rack about 6 inches from the bottom of the oven, and preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Remove the chicken giblets, and any feathers or extra fat; rinse the chicken inside and out with cold running water and pat dry.
  • Generously salt and pepper the chicken, inside and out.
  • Stuff the cavity with sprigs of parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme, and the quartered lemon.
  • Place chicken breast side up into a large Dutch oven or Le Creuset pan, tucking legs together (tie legs together with string, if necessary) and tucking the wing tips under the body of the chicken.
  • Brush outside of chicken with melted butter, drizzle with wine, and sprinkle generously with additional salt and pepper.
  • Roast the chicken for about 45 minutes, or until chicken is nicely browned.
  • When chicken has browned, cover loosely with aluminum foil and continue to roast for an additional 25-35 minutes, or until juices run clear when you cut between a leg and thigh.
  • Remove chicken from oven to a platter and cover with aluminum foil; let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Before serving, remove the herb stuffing from inside the bird, discard.
  • Make a gravy from the drippings if desired, and serve with slices of roast chicken, stuffing, seasonal veggies, and mashed potatoes.
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