How to Cook Easiest Roast Chicken


    There is nothing like a well-cooked juicy roast chicken! A couple of ingredients with a no-fuss preparation makes chicken roast the perfect meal to cook when you have unexpected guests over or just want to enjoy a simple dinner after a long day. It’s hard to wrong with super easy, quick & highly loved recipe. Rub the chicken with few flavoursome ingredients, plop it in the oven and voila, a super juicy, crispy-skinned and tender-fleshed roast chicken is ready in to be devoured!


    Delhi, India
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    • - 1 whole chicken
    • - 1 tbsp Dabur Hommade Ginger Paste
    • - 1 tbsp Dabur Hommade Garlic Paste
    • - 2 bay leaves
    • - 1 tsp dried rosemary
    • - 1 onion, roughly sliced
    • - 50 gm softened butter
    • - 1 lemon
    • - Salt to taste


    1. Preparation time: 10 minutes
    2. Cooking time: 1 hour
    3. Serves: 3-4 people
    4. Preparation Method:
    5. - Pre-heat the oven at 220
    6. - To the butter add rosemary, garlic & ginger paste, salt and mix
    7. - Massage the butter mix all over the chicken. Make sure to rub the insides of the chicken as well to flavour it from all sides
    8. - Cut the lemon into half. Use the juice of one half of the lemon to sprinkle all over the chicken and stuff the other half inside the chicken. Doing so will add a fresh and tangy taste to the dish
    9. - Cut the bay leaves into small pieces and spread it across the tray
    10. - Spread the roughly chopped slices of onion all over the tray and also over the chicken
    11. - Now put the tray into the oven and let it cook on 220 degrees for about 20 minutes
    12. - After 20 minutes, bring down the temperature to 190 degrees and cook for another 45 minutes or until the juices run clear when you pierce the chicken through the knife
    13. - Take the chicken out from the oven and leave it to rest for about 15 minutes
    14. How to prepare the side dish?
    15. - Heat butter in a pan
    16. - Add crush the garlic and throw it into the pan
    17. - Fry it till light to golden brown
    18. - Now add the potatoes and rosemary sprig
    19. - Cook till the potatoes turn crispy & golden brown
    20. - Season well
    21. - Once cooked, take it off the pan and transfer to a dish or a bowl
    22. Sauce for the roast chicken:
    23. - The juice from the chicken roast can be used to prepare a delicious sauce
    24. - Transfer the leftover juices from the roast tray to a pan
    25. - You can add seasoning to it as per your taste
    26. - Let the juice simmer till reaches a thick sauce like consistency
    27. How to serve:
    28. - Carve the roast chicken that has been resting for a while now with the help of a knife
    29. - Place the chicken pieces on a plate
    30. - Put the crispy potatoes on the side
    31. - Take a ladleful of the sauce and pour it over the chicken and potatoes
    32. - Garnish with fresh rosemary sprigs
    33. - Serve hot


    Tips to prepare a delectable roast chicken recipe: - If time allows, season the chicken and leave to rest in the refrigerator for an hour before putting it in the oven. Doing so will result in a crispier skin for the chicken. - Kitchen shears come handy in trimming excess fat from the chicken’s cavity - If you preheat the skillet the oven and then lay the bird into the hot pan, the chicken will get a head start and a result it will gives you a very evenly cooked and crispier bird

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