Citrus Roast Chicken
Not only will it look gorgeous and appetising when set on the table, but you’ll get a tangy surprise in every bite with this roast chicken recipe. For those looking for something different, try this new take on an old favourite and get ready to amaze your family and guests. This tender chicken with its herb and sweet citrus flavours is all the better when served with sides like roast potatoes, rice, creamed spinach, steamed vegetables or butternut for an all-round hearty meal. Serves: 4. Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes.
500 ml (2 cups) orange juice
Grated rind of 1 lemon
60 ml (¼ cup) soy sauce
125 ml (½ cup) soft brown sugar
15 ml (1 tbsp.) honey
1 red onion, quartered
3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 ml (½ tsp.) Tabasco sauce
15 ml (1 tbsp.) thyme and/or chopped basil
3 ml (generous ½ tsp.) prepared mustard
1 whole chicken, trussed
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
1 orange, 2 lemons, 3 limes, quartered
Whole garlic cloves, peeled
Chicken stock or water
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