Baked Chicken in White Wine with Bacon and Fennel

barbara lentz


Chicken that is moist and flavorful with fennel that just melts in your mouth. Fennel gives such a lovely taste to the sauce and helps keep the chicken moist.


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15 Min
2 Hr


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  • 1
    whole roaster chicken
  • 2 large
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 2 medium
    fennel bulbs
  • 6 clove
    garlic minced
  • 8 slice
  • 1 tsp
    sea salt
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 c
    dry white wine
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 1
    knorr homestyle chicken bouillon or 1 tsp better then chicken bouillon
  • 1
    knorr homestly beef bouillon or 1 tsp better than beef bouillon

How to Make Baked Chicken in White Wine with Bacon and Fennel


  1. Rinse chicken remove giblets and rub dry.
  2. Chop one onion in half. Place in cavity of chicken. Slice one bulb of fennel into slices and place under skin of breast and in cavity.
  3. Rub chicken with oil. Combine the salt, pepper, paprika, and nutmeg. Sprinkle on chicken rub into skin with more oil.
  4. Place chicken in roaster pan. slice the other onion and fennel into thin slices and place around chicken
  5. Pour wine over chicken. Mix chicken broth with both bouillon's pour over chicken.
  6. cover chicken with bacon slices.
  7. Place in 350 degrees oven and bake about 2 hours. Baste often Tent with foil if skin becomes to dark
  8. Remove from oven and tent with foil and let chicken rest 15 minutes.
  9. Boil broth for 15 minutes to reduce. You can thicken if you wish. Serve with chicken

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About Baked Chicken in White Wine with Bacon and Fennel

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American

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