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Roasted Chicken: 10 Ways

Ten Recipes for Roasted Chicken from Around the World


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.

1. Easy Roast Chicken

Roasted chicken with lemon
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.

2. Lemon Roast Chicken

Lemon roast chicken
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.

3. Pan Roasted Chicken

Pan roasted chicken
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.

4. Garlic Roasted Chicken

Garlic roasted chicken
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.

5. Greek Roasted Chicken with Potatoes

Greek Roasted Chicken with Potatoes
Photo © N. Gaifyllia
Greek oregano along with garlic and lemon juice give this classic Greek roasted chicken its Mediterranean flavor.

6. Thai Lemongrass Roast Chicken

Thai Lemongrass Roast Chicken
Photo © D.Schmidt
Moist and fragrant, this Thai-style roast chicken recipe is imbued with the flavors of lemon, lime and lemongrass.

7. German Roasted Chicken

German Roasted Chicken
Photo © J. McGavin
Here's a German roasted chicken recipe featuring chopped apple, walnuts and onions. It's also basted with whiskey.

8. Lemon & Garlic Roast Chicken

Maybe it's the Yorkshire puddings that give this simple lemon and garlic roasted chicken its unique British flair.

9. Stuffed Roast Chicken Indian Style

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.

10. Low-Fat Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken

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.
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