Chestnut Roast Chicken

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Chestnut Roast Chicken
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 30 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
1 chicken (approximately 1.5 kg or 3.3 pounds)
200 grams Chestnuts (canned or frozen)
1 bunch parsley (chopped)
2 tablespoons thyme
1 egg
2 carrots
2 Celery
4 shallots
500 milliliters chicken stock
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons Peanut butter
salt
freshly ground peppers
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Preparation steps

1.

Step 1

2.

Rinse chicken and pat dry.

3.

Step 2

4.

Crush chestnuts with a fork, stir in herbs and egg and season with salt and pepper.

5.

Step 3

6.

Stuff chicken with chestnut mixture. Secure with kitchen twine. 

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Step 4

8.

Rinse and peel vegetables, as needed. Cut into bite-sized pieces and slice shallots in half. Place vegetables in a roasting pan and top with chicken.

Whisk together 4 tablespoons of honey and stock and pour over chicken. Season with salt and pepper and roast in an oven preheated to 180°C (approximately 350°F) for about 20 minutes. Baste with honey mixture throughout. Add remaining stock and roast 40-50 minutes more.

9.

Step 5

10.

Prick chicken with a fork. If juices run clear, chicken is done. Remove from oven if chicken is done.

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Step 6

12.

Remove vegetables from pan and combine with peanut butter. Strain vegetables through a sieve, adding water as needed. Season vegetables with salt and pepper.

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Step 7

14.

Slice chicken and serve with vegetables and stuffing.