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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Chicken Under a Brick

roasted in the oven

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Chicken Under a Brick

Chicken under a Brick - Oven roasted to perfection with rosemary and garlic

Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 2 h. 20 min.
Ready in
Calories:
479
calories
Calories
Nutritions
1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie479 kcal(23 %)
Protein62 g(63 %)
Fat25 g(22 %)
Carbohydrates0 g(0 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0 g(0 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.4 mg(3 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.5 mg(45 %)
Niacin26.5 mg(221 %)
Vitamin B₆1.3 mg(108 %)
Folate15 μg(5 %)
Pantothenic acid2.1 mg(35 %)
Biotin4.8 μg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.5 μg(17 %)
Vitamin C0 mg(0 %)
Potassium621 mg(16 %)
Calcium32 mg(3 %)
Magnesium49 mg(16 %)
Iron1.7 mg(11 %)
Iodine25 μg(13 %)
Zinc2.4 mg(34 %)
Saturated fatty acids7.2 g
Uric acid379 mg
Cholesterol216 mg
Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
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Ingredients
Preparation

Ingredients

for 4 servings
1
large Chicken (1,3 kg, ready to cook)
2 sprigs
3
2 tablespoons
gross Pepper (from the mill)
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Skillet, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Kitchen shears, 1 Aluminum foil, 1 Brick, 1 Poultry shears

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Chicken Under a Brick preparation step 1

Rinse chicken and pat dry. Remove the backbone with poultry shears.

Step 2/7
Chicken Under a Brick preparation step 2

Place chicken skin side down on the work surface, pressing firmly to flatten. Place in a shallow dish.

Step 3/7
Chicken Under a Brick preparation step 3

Rinse rosemary and shake dry. Remove needles from stem; discard stem. Peel the garlic. Chop both rosemary needles and garlic together.

Step 4/7
Chicken Under a Brick preparation step 4

Mix rosemary and garlic with olive oil, salt and pepper and spread on the chicken, placing some of the mixture under the skin. Refrigerate chicken at least 1 hour, preferably marinate the chicken overnight in the refrigerator.

Step 5/7
Chicken Under a Brick preparation step 5

Place the chicken with skin side down in a heavy, large ovenproof pan or roasting pan. Wrap a brick in aluminum foil and weight down the chicken with the wrapped brick. Brown the chicken over medium heat for 5 minutes before placing in oven.

Step 6/7
Chicken Under a Brick preparation step 6

Preheat oven to 225 ° C (fan: not recommended, gas mark 3-4 or about 425 ° F.) Place on the middle rack and roast for 15 minutes. Remove brick and turn the chicken. Roast for another 20 minutes until cooked through, reducing the heat slightly.

Step 7/7
Chicken Under a Brick preparation step 7

Remove the chicken from the oven, tent with aluminum foil and let rest for 5 minutes.

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