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Roast chook with verjuice garlic 10

Roast Chook with Garlic and Verjuice

  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 220C.

  2. Step 2
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    Place half a lemon and the sprigs of rosemary inside the cavity of the chicken. Place the chicken in a large baking dish and the garlic in the base of the dish. Pour the extra virgin olive oil and scatter the sea salt over the chicken. Cover the breast with foil and place in the oven.

  3. Step 3
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    After thirty minutes remove the foil from the chicken and pour over the Verjuice. Reduce the heat to 180C and cook the chicken for another fourty minutes.

  4. Step 4
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    Remove the chicken from the oven and rest upside down for twenty minutes.

  5. Step 5
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    Place the chicken right side up on a serving platter to serve.

  6. If you have a steam oven you can give the chook a burst of steam at twenty minutes, fourty minutes and sixty minutes, which will make the skin crispier and the meat even more moist.

  7. Step 6

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Ingredients

  1. 2.0kg 1/2 lemon
  2. 2 sprigs rosemary
  3. 250ml 1/4 bulb garlic
  4. 1 tspn sea salt
  5. 60ml 1/4 cup Verjuice

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