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Roast Chicken with Garlic and Rosemary

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Sprigs rosemary, up to 3
  • 3 1/2 lb Chicken, up to 4 pounds
  • 2 Heads garlic, cloves peeled
  • 1/2 c White wine
  • 2 c Chicken stock
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 tb Butter


Place rosemary inside cavity of chicken. Close cavity with toothpick. Roast
in 4OO degree oven, adding a few tablespoons of stock or wine after the
first 15 minutes and basting ocasionally thereafter.

When chicken is half done and juices have accumulated in pan, add the
garlic and roast along with the chicken. Don't allow the pan to get dry or
garlic will burn. Add wine or stock if necessary.

Roast approximately 1 hour. Skin should be golden, and juices should run
clear when thickest part of thigh is pierced. Remove chicken from pan. Let
rest while making the sauce.

Skim as much grease as possible from pan juices. Add white wine to the pan.
Scrape up pan drippings. Let boil down briefly. Add chicken stock, salt and
pepper. Reduce sauce by almost half, until it begins to thicken a bit. Add
salt and pepper. Remove from heat. Swirl in butter.

Cut chicken into serving pieces and pass sauce.

Serves 2-4.

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