Slow roasted chicken

    Slow roasted chicken


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    About this recipe: These chickens are rubbed with spices, then slow roasted in the oven for 5 hours. A great recipe for a rainy weekend!

    Serves: 8 

    • 2 dessertspoons salt
    • 1 dessertspoon paprika
    • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
    • 1 teaspoon white pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 2 whole chickens
    • 2 onions, quartered

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5hr  ›  Ready in:5hr10min 

    1. In a small bowl, mix together spices.
    2. Rub each chicken inside and out with spice mixture. Place 1 onion into the cavity of each chicken. Place chickens in a resealable plastic bag or double wrap with cling film. Refrigerate overnight, or at least 4 to 6 hours.
    3. Preheat oven to 120 C / Gas mark 1/2.
    4. Place chickens in a roasting tin. Bake uncovered for 5 hours, to a minimum internal temperature of 85 C. Let the chickens stand for 10 minutes before carving.

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    So easy and tasted great - 17 Jan 2011

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