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“A tasty whole chicken. Despite the large amount used, the garlic is not overpowering. From "Great Good Food".”
1hr 40mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and dry chicken.
  2. Put the lemon inside the cavity of the chicken.
  3. Place in small roasting pan.
  4. Cut one of the cloves of garlic in half; rub it into the skin of the breast.
  5. Rub the breast with the ginger.
  6. Place chicken in preheated 400 F oven.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes.
  8. Add 1 1/2 cups broth.
  9. Bake for 20 minutes more.
  10. Reduce heat to 375 F.
  11. Add remaining broth and all the garlic.
  12. Cook for 30-40 minutes, basting frequently.
  13. Remove chicken from pan and allow to rest for 10-15 minutes, breast side down.
  14. Pour the pan juices into a gravy separator to remove fat.
  15. Mash garlic with fork.
  16. Over medium-high heat, cook and stir de-fatted juices and garlic until liquid is reduced by half.
  17. Strain.
  18. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  19. (If desired, thicken a bit more with some cornstarch and water.) Serve sauce with chicken.

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