Roasted whole chicken

I always want to try whole chicken roasted...finally the day has come.though it was a first try i won it no complaints...simply luved it!! whole chicken can be cooked in different ways.i chose cooking with dried herbs and indian spices.This is the simplest tasty and healthy.hope you too liked it!



Ingredients
Marinating
Whole chicken(3.5lb)
Salt
Red chili powder
Turmeric
Lemon juice
Dried herbs - rosemary,basil,parsley,thymeOil - 2-3tsp


Stuffing
Lemon slices
Onion
Ginger
Garlic 


Procedure
1. Wash the chicken under cold water and remove the skin(choice of urs)dry with kitchen towel.
2. Make a mixture of salt,red chili powder,turmeric pwd,lemon juice,dried herbs and apply on the whole chicken.and marinate for overnight.


3. Stuff the chunks of onion,lemon slices,crushed ginger and garlic and seal with help of toothpicks.


4. Spray oil on tray and make it sit on tray(breast should place on top) and close with aluminium foil.



5. Heat the oven at 375 place the tray on bottom rack.cook for 1hr15mins.
6. Remove the foil we can see the juices from the chicken on the plate remove the juices and add to the top of the chicken.(this makes chicken juice).cook for another 15mins at 375.



7.Cook for 15-20mins at 450deg uncovered.You can enjoy bright crispy chicken.Now total cooking time is 1hr45mins.


Cutting method
First cut the legs,wings then cut the breast into slices.


Happy cooking!!

17 comments:

  1. that's a wonderfully baked chicken...super tempting pics...

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  2. Mouthwatering chicken.....Lovely flavors...

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  3. wow... delicious and flavourful chicken... fabulous pics...

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  4. wow am drooling dear....beautiful chicken....mouthwatering too...

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  5. Hi Sowjanya- first time on your blog, love the recipe and the blog .

    Hope to hear back from you as well on my blog and be in touch :)

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  6. omy...irresistable version...sounds divine..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  7. Finger licking good and perfectly done!


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  8. Perfectly baked flavorful chicken.

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  9. Wonderful bake..........Thanks for sharing.

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  10. wow, mouthwatering chicken..looks great..

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  11. first time in your space ,...n wow....i'm completely bowled.....I too wanted to roast a whole chicken at some point of time but never culd take out time 4 that....after seeing urs I'm definitely going to giv it atry at some point of time ...happy to follow ur space here :-) do visit mine whenever u hav time :-)

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  12. Wow thanks for this..i was looking to prepare this for Christmas when others njoy Turkey. I will follow the same:-)

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  13. this looks soo yummy! I too make whole roasted chicken....comes out good and delish! this sounds flavorful!

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  14. its so tempting..
    Saranya
    http://foodandtaste.blogspot.com/

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  15. Hey Souji..i did try this y'day at home and it came very well..thanks once again..

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  16. Super tempting roasted chicken n mouthwatering presentation too...
    Wish you and yours a happy n prosperous new year 2012.

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  17. Wow!! chicken roast!! I love chicken roast very much. Pictures looks very tempting.

    George J. McGuire
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