Flat brined roast chicken with lemon and herbs
Flat brined roast chicken with lemon and herbs

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Fill the spaces with the herby paste and put the chicken on a lined baking tray or roasting dish and place it in the oven Put the butter and the grated zest and juice of one lemon in a small pan. Make the brine, by mixing warm water with the salt and honey in a large glass bowl or baking dish; stir until the salt and honey are dissolved. Cool completely then add the lemon slices, fresh parsley, fresh thyme, fresh rosemary, bay leaves, garlic cloves, and black peppercorns. Mix salt, thyme, rosemary, olive oil, and juice from half a lemon together in a small bowl.

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To begin with this recipe, we have to prepare a few ingredients. You can have flat brined roast chicken with lemon and herbs using 11 ingredients and 15 steps. Here is how you can achieve that.

The ingredients needed to make Flat brined roast chicken with lemon and herbs:
  1. Take 1 chicken skinned and cut in half
  2. Prepare 1/2 cup salt
  3. Get 1/2 cup sugar
  4. Prepare 12 cups water
  5. Prepare 3 large lemons
  6. Get 1 tsp. mustard
  7. Make ready 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  8. Make ready 1 tsp. fresh rosemary chopped finely
  9. Prepare 1/2 tsp salt flakes
  10. Prepare 1 tbsp olive oil
  11. Prepare 1 tbsp butter

Place skillet on stovetop over medium-high. Season the chicken inside and out with salt and pepper. Stuff the cavity with the thyme sprigs, garlic, and one. Roasting a whole chicken at home can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be!

Instructions to make Flat brined roast chicken with lemon and herbs:
  1. Put the water, salt and sugar into a large pan
  2. Stir for a while until the salt and sugar dissolve
  3. And the water is clear again
  4. Submerge the chicken in the pan, put the lid on and store in the fridge for an hour.
  5. Wash and chop the herbs and grate the zest of two large lemons. Give them a good scrub beforehand if they aren't organic. Add the mustard, oil, pepper, juice of half a lemon and salt and mix well
  6. After an hour take the chicken out and put it on a board covered with kitchen paper. Dry it. Start to pre-heat the oven to 250°
  7. With a sharp knife carefully make some cuts in the chicken
  8. Fill the spaces with the herby paste and put the chicken on a lined baking tray or roasting dish and place it in the oven
  9. Put the butter and the grated zest and juice of one lemon in a small pan. Heat gently until the butter has melted
  10. After 10 minutes take the chicken out. Turn the oven down to 200°. Baste the chicken with the melted butter and lemon
  11. Baste underneath too
  12. Leave for about 40 minutes taking it out once or twice to baste with the juices
  13. When it is cooked, leave to rest on a plate while you prepare a salad or some steamed veg
  14. Serve and enjoy. The meat should be tasty and moist. I will definitely brine again - it makes a real difference.
  15. Have a nice tasty week all 😊☺

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