Roasted Chicken: 10 Ways
Roasting a chicken is one of the easiest ways to prepare a delicious family dinner. Here are 10 different takes on the classic roasted chicken, including some tasty variations from around the world. And if you've never roasted a chicken before, or if you could use a little refresher on how to do it, here's a basic tutorial that will walk you through the whole process: How to Roast a Chicken
This easy roast chicken
recipe strips it down to its most basic essentials. A simple, perfect roast chicken doesn't have to be complicated. Probably the most important thing is to dry the chicken well before you roast it.
For this lemon roast chicken
, first we brine the chicken for extra flavor, then we rub it all over with lemon butter and fresh herbs before roasting it to perfection.
When you're just looking to get dinner on the table, this pan roasted chicken
is the way to go. I like to make it in a cast-iron skillet, because it holds the heat well and gives the chicken a nice crispy skin.
This garlic roasted chicken
delivers a wonderful, mellow garlic flavor that isn't too overpowering. The garlic is roasted first, which brings out some sweetness. A classic.
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Greek oregano along with garlic and lemon juice give this classic Greek roasted chicken
its Mediterranean flavor.
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Photo © J. McGavin
This Indian-style roasted chicken
is flavored with turmeric, chilli powder and garam masala, and the bird is marinated in yogurt, garlic and ginger paste.
Instead of butter, this low-fat roasted chicken
is brushed with olive oil and lemon juice before roasting. Removing the skin before serving helps keep the fat content down.