Recipe: Perfect Citrus Rosemary Roast Chicken

Citrus Rosemary Roast Chicken.

Citrus Rosemary Roast Chicken You can cook Citrus Rosemary Roast Chicken using 14 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Citrus Rosemary Roast Chicken

  1. It’s 1 1/4 kg of whole chicken.
  2. You need 1 of lemon.
  3. You need 1 of orange.
  4. It’s 2 of sprigs fresh rosemary.
  5. It’s 2 tsp of brown sugar.
  6. It’s 1/4 cup of water.
  7. It’s of chicken baste.
  8. It’s 1 tsp of garlic paste.
  9. It’s 1 tsp of chopped parsley, or dried.
  10. It’s 1 tsp of chopped thyme, or dried.
  11. Prepare 1 tsp of paprika.
  12. It’s of salt.
  13. You need of pepper.
  14. It’s 3 tbsp of melted butter or ghee.

Citrus Rosemary Roast Chicken instructions

  1. Set oven to 180°C.
  2. Cut orange and lemon into quarters. Remove visible pips.
  3. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients for baste.
  4. Rinse chicken and pat dry.
  5. Place one quarter piece of orange and lemon as well as one sprig rosemary into chicken cavity.
  6. Sprinkle sugar into cavity. Squeeze juice from one quarter of lemon and one quarter orange into cavity..
  7. Squeeze juice from remaining two orange and lemon quarters into roasting pan..
  8. Place chicken into a roasting pan.
  9. Using basting brush, paint chicken with baste mixture..
  10. Place rosemary sprig on top of basted chicken. Cover roasting pan and place in oven..
  11. After 30 min add water to pan, mix with pan juices and baste chicken. Cover and return to oven.
  12. Roast for another 40 minute or until juices run clear. Give a last basting, allow to rest for 10 min.
  13. Serve with vegetables of your choice.