Mediterranean Roast Chicken
Cuisine: Mediterranean
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Serves: 4
Delicious mediterranean Chicken with shallots, tarragon, artichoke hearts, thyme, and more!
  • 1 chicken fryer for roasting
  • 1 cup of tarragon
  • ½ cup thyme
  • 1-2 heads of garlic
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • lemon zest from 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 10 large shallots
  • 1 cup of artichoke hearts
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tbps freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 cups of unsalted chicken stock.
  1. Preheat your oven to 425 F
  2. Give the chicken a bath in the lemon juice
  3. Truss the chicken now or later.
  4. In any order...
  5. Sprinkle/cover with lemon zest,chopped herbs, salt and pepper
  6. Sprinkle with saffron and place inbetween skin and breasts
  7. Stuff chicken cavity with artichoke hearts, garlic, and extra herbs
  8. Truss the chicken if you havent
  9. Place shallots and extra garlic and artichoke hearts into the roasting pot along with the lemon used for juicing and the 4 cups of stock
  10. Place chicken on top and sprinkle with olive oil
  11. Place into oven for 60-75 minutes until chicken measures 165F
  12. Eat!