Fireman Bob's " Salt Crusted " Chicken my way...

1
Bob Cooney

By
@firemanbob59

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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

1
3 to 3 1/2 pound roasting chicken
1 bunch
mixed herbs - such as... rosemary, thyme,marjoram, and parsley
7 c
sea salt yes 7 cups...
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1
egg white
2
whole heads of garlic - roasted

How to Make Fireman Bob's " Salt Crusted " Chicken my way...

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    Rinse off chicken, pat dry
    Place the herbs inside the cavity, then " truss " the chicken
  • 2Mix together the sea salt ( all 7 cups ) and red pepper flakes with the egg white until all the salt is moistened
    Pick a roasting pan or glass dish big enough to hold the chicken, line the pan with a double lining of foil big enough to enclose the chicken for cooking
  • 3Spread a thick layer of sea salt on the bottom of the pan, and place chicken on the sea salt layer
    Cover the chicken with remaining sea salt and " shape " neatly around the entire chicken making sure the whole chicken is enclosed in the sea salt
  • 4Bring the foil edges up and enclose the chicken and place in oven and cook for 1 1/2 hours
    Remove from oven and let " rest " for 10 minutes
  • 5Carefully lift the foil package from the pan and open ( being careful of the steam from package )
    Break away the " Sea Salt Crust "
    Brush away any remaining sea salt from the chicken
    Place on serving platter with the roasted heads of garlic
  • 6As you eat, slip the " skins " off the garlic cloves and take a " bite " of chicken with the garlic

    Enjoy !!!

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About Fireman Bob's " Salt Crusted " Chicken my way...

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy