Simple Whole Roast Chicken

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Simple Whole Roast Chicken

Photo by Shannon F.

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  • 2

    tsp. salt

  • 1

    tsp. white sugar

  • tsp. ground cloves

  • tsp. ground allspice

  • tsp. ground nutmeg

  • tsp. ground cinnamon

  • 1

    (4-pound) whole chicken

  • 5

    cloves garlic, crushed


1. In a bowl, mix salt, sugar, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Rub chicken with mixture. Cover chicken and place in refrigerator for 24 hours. 2. Preheat oven to 500 dF. 3. Stuff chicken cavity with garlic. Place chicken, breast side down, on a rack in a roasting pan. 4. Roast 15 minutes in preheated oven. Reduce heat to 450 dF and continue roasting 15 minutes. Baste chicken with pan drippings, reduce heat to 425 dF, and continue roasting 30 minutes, to an internal temperature of 180 dF. Let stand 20 minutes before serving. Per Serving: 387 cal; 23g fat (6g sat fat); 41g protein; 2g carb; 0.1g fiber; 900mg sodium; 129mg chop


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