Bavarian roast chicken

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
90
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
chicken
onions
4 cloves garlic
250 g butter
2 tbsp rosemary (divided)
2 tbsp thyme (divided)
20 g parsley
1 tbsp paprika
1 tbsp salt
1 tbsp pepper
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • oven
  • knife
  • chopping board
  • cooking twine
  • small saucepan
  • baking dish
  • pastry brush

Nutrition per serving

Cal
1127
Protein
318 g
Fat
87 g
Carb
5 g
  • Step 1/5

    Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Coarsely chop onions. Finely mince garlic. Finely chop rosemary and thyme as well as the parsley.
    • onions
    • 2 cloves garlic
    • 2 tbsp rosemary
    • 2 tbsp thyme
    • 20 g parsley
    • oven
    • knife
    • chopping board

    Preheat oven to 150°C/300°F. Coarsely chop onions. Finely mince garlic. Finely chop rosemary and thyme as well as the parsley.

  • Step 2/5

    Wash and dry the chicken. Cut the wings at the joint and remove cartilage at the end of the drumsticks. Stuff chicken with onions, parsley and half of each the garlic, rosemary and thyme. Truss the chicken by tying the end of the drumsticks together with cooking twine.
    • chicken
    • 1 tbsp garlic
    • 1 tbsp rosemary
    • 1 tbsp thyme
    • cooking twine

    Wash and dry the chicken. Cut the wings at the joint and remove cartilage at the end of the drumsticks. Stuff chicken with onions, parsley and half of each the garlic, rosemary and thyme. Truss the chicken by tying the end of the drumsticks together with cooking twine.

  • Step 3/5

    Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the remaining garlic, rosemary and thyme.
    • 250 g butter
    • 1 tbsp garlic
    • 1 tbsp rosemary
    • 1 tbsp thyme
    • small saucepan

    Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Add the remaining garlic, rosemary and thyme.

  • Step 4/5

    Place chicken into a baking dish and rub salt, pepper and paprika into the skin. Transfer to preheated oven.
    • 1 tbsp salt
    • 1 tbsp pepper
    • 1 tbsp paprika
    • baking dish

    Place chicken into a baking dish and rub salt, pepper and paprika into the skin. Transfer to preheated oven.

  • Step 5/5

    Every 30 min., remove the chicken from the oven and baste with herbed garlic butter. Bake for approx. 90 min. until the skin is golden and crispy. Enjoy!
    • pastry brush

    Every 30 min., remove the chicken from the oven and baste with herbed garlic butter. Bake for approx. 90 min. until the skin is golden and crispy. Enjoy!