Roast Chicken with Garlic and Parsley stuffing

Racquel Sweeney

By
@racquelsweeney

This is a dish that my husband , makes very well . So I decided that I would take pictures and post . It's nice to get a night off from cooking , he's so good ... Hope you like and enjoy... :)


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Serves:

4 - 6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
meduim free range chicken
1
chicken stock cube
1 Tbsp
olive oil
pinch of cracked black pepper

FOR THE STUFFING

6
slices of stale bread with crust on
2 clove
garlic (crushed)
1 Tbsp
dried parsley
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
1/2
white onion (chopped finely)
3 Tbsp
butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pre-heat the oven to 180c/350f
2
To make the bread crumbs just put a slice or two of the sliced bread into a food processor, and give it a whiz . repeat until you have all the slices of bread made into crumbs . Place all the breadcrumbs into a medium size bowl.
3
In a microwave safe bowl add in the butter, garlic, chopped onion ,dried parsley, dried thyme and a pinch of cracked pepper . Place all the ingredients into the microwave for 1 & 1/2 minutes ,until butter has melted.
Pour all the melted butter ingredients over the breadcrumbs and mix thoroughly .
4
Place the chicken onto a chopping board and spoon the garlic stuffing ,into the inside of the chicken as much as it takes to fill to the top .
Place the stuffed chicken onto a oven dish, with a chicken stock cube smash it up with a spoon and add the olive oil and a pinch of pepper ,give it a good stir ,then pour all over the chicken make sure the chicken is well coated . With a sheet of tin foil just cover the top of the chicken .
Place the prepared chicken in the pre-heated oven @180c/375f for 1 hour and 30 minutes .
Just before the last half hour is done remove the tin foil from the chicken so the skin can crisp up and turn a nice golden brown colour.
5
There you have my darling husbands roasted chicken.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Irish
Dietary Needs: Diabetic
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #roast chicken