Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. Ingredients :

  2. 3 to 4 pound whole roasting chicken

  3. salt and pepper

  4. 40 cloves garlic, peeled

  5. 2 tablespoons of olive oil

  6. 1/2 cup chicken stock

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Directions :

  2. Preheat the oven to 350°.

  3. Sprinkle the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper. Stuff garlic cloves into the cavity. Tie legs together. Tuck wing tips behind chicken's back.

  4. Place chicken, breast side up, on a greased wire rack in a roasting pan . Brush chicken with oil. Pour stock into pan.

  5. Roast chicken at 350° for 25 minutes per pound (1 1/4 to 1 3/4 hours for an average bird), basting often with juices and stock from the pan.

  6. Transfer chicken to a serving platter. Discard string. Remove garlic cloves and mash.

  7. Garlic cloves can be spread on the chicken or on toasted rounds of French or Italian bread for an extra treat.

  8. Makes 4-6 servings


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