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

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Bob Cooney

By
@firemanbob59

For a Stunning Presentation at the Dinner Table, and Praises Galore... You will enjoy the Smiles as you present this wonderful dish

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

Ingredients

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  • 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

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
    Rinse off chicken, pat dry
    Place the herbs inside the cavity, then " truss " the chicken
  2. Mix 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
  3. Spread 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
  4. Bring 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
  5. Carefully 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
  6. As 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




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