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Clay Pot Chicken and Vegetables in Herbs And Wine

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 10 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 Sprigs Thyme
  • 3 Sprigs Rosemary
  • 1 Whole Chicken -- 5-6 Pounds
  • 1 1/2 c Dry Red Wine
  • 3 sl Bacon -- Diced
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Pepper
  • 1 lb Red Potatoes -- Small And
  • Halved
  • 12 oz Baby Carrots -- 2 Cups
  • 8 oz Celery Root -- 1 Inch
  • Chunks
  • 8 oz Boiling Onions -- Small
  • 1 tb Margarine -- Melted
  • 8 oz Mushrooms -- 2 Cups
  • 1 tb Cornstarch


Place 3 cloves garlic, thyme and rosemary in cavity of the chicken. Truss
chicken and place in ziplock bag. Pour in wine and refrigerate overnight,
turning occasionally.

Soak top and bottom of pot in cold water for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile, over medium heat cook bacon until brown and crisp. Drain on
paper towels, reserve drippings.

Drain pot. Remove chicken from bag and place breast side up in pot. Add
wine, bacon pieces, and sprinkle chicken with half of salt and pepper.
Cover with top, place on bottom shelf in cold oven. Set temperature at 450
degrees for 1 1/2 hours.

About 30 minutes before chicken is done, in a shallow baking pan toss
potatoes, carrots, celery root, onions, and remaining garlic with margarine
and 1 tablespoon reserved bacon drippings and remaining salt and pepper.
Place on upper shelf in oven, cook 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add
mushrooms, cook 5 more minutes, until tender and lightly brown.

When chicken is done, remove from oven. Remove chicken to platter; pour
cooking liquids into sauce pan, skimming off the fat. Spoon vegetables
into clay pot, place chicken back on top. Return to oven without cover.
Cook 10 to 12 minutes, until skin is brown and crisp.

Meanwhile, stir cornstarch into cooking liquids; bring to a boil over
medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook about 3 minutes,
stirring occasionally, until slightly thickened.

Serve chicken and vegetables in clay pot with sauce on the side.

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