Spicy Roast Chicken

Recipe by teresas
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 350°.
  • Using a large cleaver, or knife, cut the chicken in half by cutting down the backbone and along the breastbone.
  • To prevent the wings from burning, tuck them underneath.,.
  • Place the chicken, skin-side-up, on a rack in a baking dish and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine the chilli, garlic, peppercorns and sugar in a food processor or mortar and pestle and process briefly or pound, until smooth.
  • Add the soy sauce, turmeric and lime juice, and process in short bursts, or stir if using a mortar and pestle, until combined.
  • Brush the spice mixture over the chicken, dot it with the butter pieces and bake it for another 25 to 30 minutes, or until cooked through and rich red.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.
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