roasted-chicken



Oven Roasted Chicken and Potatoes

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. dried herbs such as parsley
  • 2 or 3 chives, chopped thinly
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 3 tbsp. EVOO
  • 1 (3-1/2 to 4–lb.) whole roasting chicken
  • 1-1/2 to 2 lb. small red potatoes, unpeeled, halved

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 450°F. In small bowl, combine herbs, chives, salt, pepper and oil; mix well. Place chicken, breast side down, in shallow roasting pan. Arrange potatoes around chicken in pan. Drizzle half of oil mixture over potatoes; stir to mix. Bake at 450°F. for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove pan from oven. Spoon some of remaining oil mixture over chicken and potatoes; stir potatoes. Turn chicken breast side up. Return to oven; bake an additional 10 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from oven. Reduce oven temperature to 325°F. Drizzle remaining oil mixture over chicken and potatoes; stir potatoes. Return to oven; bake an additional 40 to 50 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear, and potatoes are all tender. Then take out and turn chicken breast side down for pretty presentation and serve.
https://stlcooks.com/2014/03/oven-roasted-chicken-and-potatoes/

Recipe and Photo: Ordinary Recipes Made Gourmet / CC BY

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