How to make perfect roasted chicken.
Roasted chicken: I think we should all know how to prepare a good roasted chicken in the oven. It is one of those super useful homemade recipes that give us a lot and that everyone likes.
Perfect roasted chicken in the oven
Generally, when we talk about the roasted chicken we imagine a whole chicken cooked in the oven or in some cases a whole chicken cooked in coals, in a barbecue. In this case, I’m going to talk about baked chicken.
It is important to have a good chicken, clean, without entrails and that is a young animal, that is, do not go to prepare a roasted chicken, that its meat is harder.
One of the fun things about roasting a chicken is that you can season it at your leisure, you can make a traditional roasted chicken with few spices, you can do it bathed in barbecue sauce, you can bathe it in honey and soy sauce or you can even marinate it hours before in a Mix of yogurt and curry.
But today we will do it the simple way, the one that everyone likes the most, and then, once you know this recipe, I invite you to prepare your roasted chicken with your own ideas, put the ingredients you want.
In this recipe, I will explain how to prepare the chicken in its traditional version, without extra additions beyond spices.
I recommend that you set an alarm so you know when the time has passed.
- Type of recipe Chicken
- Type of Homemade
- Preparation time 5 minutes
- Cooking time 1 hour 15 minutes
- Total time 1 hour 20 minutes
- Servings 4
- Calories 250 cal
- 1 whole medium chicken (1 5 kgs approximately)
- Olive oil
Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
First, you must clean the chicken well. Although surely your trusted butcher has sold it clean and ready to eat, there are always entrails, feathers, and extra fat to take away, take care of that.
Once clean, dry it, it should not have water when putting it in the oven.
Season the chicken with thyme, oregano, salt and pepper at your leisure. Add a splash of olive oil and rub it well so that everything is greased by spices and oil. Do not forget to do this also with the inside of the chicken.
Put the chicken in a tray where it fits comfortably and covers with aluminum foil.
Put the chicken in the oven and cook for 45 minutes.
After this time remove the aluminum foil and turn the chicken with care not to make a disaster as it happened to a friend. Let it cook another half hour.
At this point, and depending on your oven, the chicken could be roasted. You can check this by inserting a stick in the flesh to see if blood comes from inside. If you have doubts let cook a few more minutes, always uncovered.
Once ready, turn off the oven and let it rest for 10 minutes.
Now simply put your delicious roasted chicken on a wooden board and cut it as you wish. The common thing is to separate the wings, thighs, chicks and chop the breasts in 2 or 4 pieces.
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