The whole chicken: recipes

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Bake a whole chicken in the oven is one pleasure in cooking this dish is simple enough, and it turns out very tasty and solid. In this article we will talk about how to bake a whole chicken in the oven.

Most often, this chicken is prepared for the holidays, because it is simple, convenient, and fast, and it turns out festive, so that option for new year's feast, or feast on the occasion of another holiday just perfect!

To prepare whole it is better to use chilled and not frozen carcasses, eliminates the risk that the dish will taste. Of course, a whole chicken should be gut, cut off the ass, stripped of all unnecessary, but today in stores, usually sold already fully prepared and cleaned carcass.

The most important thing that determines the taste of the chicken cooked in the oven as a whole - this is a good marinade. How juicy and tasty is your chicken is marinating, and if it is not done correctly or not done at all, the dish can be a bit dry and not very tasty. Marinate the chicken better from several hours to days in the refrigerator.

If the marinade coats the chicken is not fully periodically turn it.

Preparing the chicken and stand in the marinade, you need to decide how you are going to bake? Options: sleeve (package for baking), in foil, in a form or on a baking sheet. All ways have their own characteristics. In the sleeve or foil chicken is very juicy, preparing it in the form, you need to take the form of cast iron or ceramic, so that it was heated gradually, cooking on the baking sheet, you should consider that then it will have to be washed. Typically, each more or less experienced chef has their favorite way to bake chicken whole, but if you don't have one, then try any of the suggested further recipes and will be able to decide.

Bake chicken in the oven whole, it is certainly possible to stuff, but in cooking stuffed chicken there are already some nuances.

Recipe for baking whole chicken in the oven

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You will need: 1 chicken 1.5 kg, 4 cloves of garlic, 2 tbsp olive oil, 2 tsp. salt, ground paprika, 1 tsp. dried Basil, 0.5 tsp. ground black pepper.

How to bake chicken in the oven entirely. Rinse and Pat dry the chicken with paper towels. Prepare the marinade: garlic put through a press and mix with Basil, paprika, salt and pepper, pour olive oil and stir. 2 teaspoon of the marinade to use for rubbing the chicken from the inside. In a baking dish, greased with vegetable oil, down the breast to lay out the chicken, coat with the marinade and turn up the breast, top, too, to RUB with marinade. To give the chicken an hour to promarinovatsya, then place in a preheated 180 degree oven and bake for 60-90 minutes until cooked and Golden brown.

The chicken for this recipe turns out very tender, the meat itself behind bones. But you can use any marinade of your choice.

As already noted, options marinade can be many, including there are some very interesting recipes that use ingenious tricks to give the original chicken flavor (in the following this recipe - citrus flavor).

Recipe whole chicken in the oven with lemon

You will need: 1 chicken weighing 1.5 kg, 1 lemon, zest of lemon, thyme, black pepper, salt.

How to bake chicken with lemon in the oven. In lemon thin knife to make 8 deep cuts - the juice out of it will come out, but the lemon should remain intact. Rinse and Pat dry the chicken, mix grated on a fine grater, zest the lemon with thyme, pepper and salt and RUB it inside and outside. In the abdomen to put a cut lemon, sew it or left open as desired. Bake chicken with lemon in a preheated abs the oven watering eye-catching sochka, until tender.

If you do not use lemon zest for rubbing chicken, citrus flavor will be less intense.

Recipe baking chicken entirely in the sleeve or the package for baking

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You will need: 1 small chicken, St.l. sour cream/mayonnaise, vegetable oil, black pepper, spices to taste, salt.

How to cook a whole chicken in the package for baking. RUB the chicken with the spices, pepper and salt inside and out, then coat with sour cream or mayonnaise. Place chicken in bag/sleeve, to do it in the top few punctures that could go the extra air and the package does not burst. Put the chicken in the sleeve on a baking sheet, bake in a preheated abs oven for 40 to 60 minutes until tender, 10-15 min before baking package to sever from the top to the chicken flushed.

Recipe for baking whole chicken in foil

You will need: chicken weighing 1.5-2 kg, 2-5 cloves of garlic, 4 tbsp sour cream/mayonnaise, 0,5-1 hour.l. of ground paprika and curry powder, black pepper, salt.

How to bake a whole chicken in foil in the oven. Half of garlic put through a press, mix with ground black pepper and salt, from the inside to RUB the chicken. The remaining garlic finely chopped, lard chicken (to make a sharp knife cuts and paste them in slices of garlic). Or the rest of the garlic can be mixed with sour cream and RUB the chicken, add the sauce also curry and paprika, pepper and salt. Wrap the chicken with foil so that all the seams looked up, put on a dry baking sheet. Bake chicken in preheated abs the oven until tender. For 20-30 minutes before baking to deploy the foil, skumanich chicken.

Increasingly, chefs try to cook familiar dishes in such a device as multivarka. Bake a whole chicken in it.

Recipe baking chicken entirely in multivarka

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You will need: 1 chicken carcass middle, 5 cloves of garlic, 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil, 0.5 teaspoon of salt and spices to taste.

How to bake a whole chicken in multiverse. Rinse and Pat dry the chicken, RUB a mixture of salt, spices and passed through a garlic press, add in the marinade a little oil. Coat with butter bowl MV, put the chicken, cook on the "Baking" until tender, turning after half time.

If before cooking in multivarka the chicken marinate, it will be even more tender and juicier.

Particularly, the subtleties and nuances of baking chicken in the oven whole

  • Usually a chicken carcass medium size (1.2 to 1.6 kg) is sufficient for complete cooking at a temperature of about 200 degrees 70-80 minutes. To check availability of better, piercing the leg near the hip, the chicken is ready when it will result clear juice. Breast is cooked faster hips, so to check the readiness of chicken is not worth it.
  • For more juiciness of the chicken during cooking better watered periodically released by sochka from the pan (if you cook it in a form or on a baking sheet). If you pour the chicken sochka, since the second half of the baking time, it will also provide uniform Golden crust.
  • The most gentle ("public methods") is chicken baked in a glass form the size of a little more than a carcass, because in this case it is baked in its own juice".
  • If baked chicken with a side dish of vegetables or fruit, put it directly on them or arrange them around her. Watering chicken sochka, stir garnish.
  • Bake the chicken in foil, don't forget the fact that she was wrapped tightly, otherwise the juice will flow and the dish will turn out dry.
  • Before serving, pulling out of the oven, let the chicken stand for 10 minutes, cover it or not expanding/removal from foil/sleeve for baking.

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