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How To Make Savory Roasted Chicken
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In this video cooking lesson, Chef Sydney walks you through how to make a savory and delicious whole roasted chicken using a Dutch oven.
TOOLS YOU'LL NEED
- Heavy over-safe roasting pan or Dutch oven
- Cooking string
- First prepare the rub mixture. In a bowl combine all ingredients (salt, olive oil, smoked paprika, mustard, thyme)
- With a spoon put some rub between the skin and the meat and rub the rest of the mix all over the chicken
- Tie the legs of the chicken with cooking string to make sure it cooks evenly - this step is referred to as Trussing the chicken. Trussing is beneficial and helps prevent the chicken from drying out.
Roasted Chicken Nutritional Highlights
(The Stuff That Fuels Your Body!)
- Like other types of poultry, chicken is high in protein, which helps our bodies build muscle.
- Considered a "healthy fat," olive oil contains antioxidants, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K.
- These are known to help promote a healthy heart and brain.
- One tablespoon of smoked paprika contains almost 20% of the daily recommended value of Vitamin A, which is great for supporting growth and maintaining healthy eyesight!