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Juicy Roasted Rosemary Chicken

Juicy Roasted Rosemary Chicken
  • Preparation:  min
    Time:  min
  • Easy
  • Serves 4-6
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Easy
  • Serves 4-6
Juicy Roasted Rosemary Chicken

This brined chicken recipe is always a hit at family dinners. Tender, juicy and deliciously flavored with garlic and fresh rosemary, everyone will be coming back for seconds! Bon appétit!

Constanza Oriani

Ingredients

Brine

  • A whole chicken, approx. 1.4 kg
  • ¼ cup of Herbamare Original
  • 2 tbsp each of sugar and pepper
  • 2 smashed garlic cloves

Ingredients for Juicy Roasted Rosemary Chicken

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp butter, unsalted
  • 7 cloves garlic
  • 7 fresh sprigs of rosemary
  • Herbamare® Original to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 4 Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters lengthwise

Herbamare® Original

Herbamare® Original is made from sea salt and 12 different fresh organically grown vegetables, garden herbs and iodine rich kelp. It is a delicious accompaniment to any meal.

How to make Juicy Roasted Rosemary Chicken

Brining

1. Toss the Herbamare, sugar, pepper and garlic into a pot and cover with 2 cups of boiling water. Stir.

2. Add 1 litre of cold water­ and place the chicken into the pot. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours and up to 6.

Once the brining is completed discard the liquid and roast the chicken using this fab roast chicken recipe below.

Juicy Roasted Rosemary Chicken

1. Preheat the oven to 450ºF. Pour one tablespoon of oil on baking sheet.

2. Flatten the chicken by pressing down on the breast, then break the joints between the body and the legs to flatten the legs as well. Rub the chicken with the butter.

3. Slice 3 cloves of garlic into thin strips then put some into the bird cavity and tuck the rest under the skin. Do the same with 3 rosemary sprigs.

4. Season generously with Herbamare and pepper, then place the chicken on the sheet, breast side down.

5. Cook 15 min in the middle of the oven, then lower the temperature to 375ºF and cook an additional 30-35 min.

6. Put potatoes into a bowl and pour in the remaining oil.

7. Press the remaining garlic cloves then add them to the bowl. Add the remaining rosemary leaves stripped from the stem, whole. Season with Herbamare and pepper then mix well.

8. Take the sheet with the chicken out of the oven, turn the chicken breast side up, then arrange the potatoes all around it.

9. Cook an additional 40-45 min, until the potatoes and chicken are golden-coloured and fully cooked. to prevent excessive sticking, loosen the potatoes from the sheet once or twice during cooking, without turning them over.

10. For a nicely coloured and crisp skin, turn on the top broiler for the last 2 min. Let stand 3-5 min before serving.

I hope you give this delicious recipe! And if you do, be sure to tag the picture #AVogelRecipes on Pinterest so we can see :) 

Rosemary roasted chicken

Constanza Oriani

Coni's passion is to make healthy, easy and delicious homemade meals.

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