Roast Chicken Stuffed with Fennel and GarlicFrom mystic_river1 4 years ago
- Ingredients: shopping list
- 3 large fresh fennel bulbs, trimmed, each cut into 8 wedges shopping list
- 2 tbs plus 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil shopping list
- 10 garlic cloves, peeled shopping list
- 2 tbs fennel seeds, coarsely crushed in resealable plastic bag shopping list
- 2 tbs chopped fresh thyme shopping list
- 2 tbs chopped fresh rosemary shopping list
- 2 tbs chopped fresh tarragon shopping list
- 2 tbs chopped fresh marjoram shopping list
- 3/4 teaspoon salt shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper shopping list
- Two 3-lb whole chickens shopping list
- 2 lemons, halved shopping list
- 1 cup dry white wine shopping list
- 1/3 cup chicken broth shopping list
How to make it
- Cook fennel in large pot of boiling salted water until tender when pierced with knife, about 8 minutes. Drain. Transfer to bowl.
- Mix in 2 tablespoons olive oil; garlic; 1 tablespoon each fennel seeds, thyme, rosemary, tarragon, and marjoram; then 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
- Preheat oven to 450°F.
- Mix remaining 1 tablespoon each fennel seeds and herbs in small bowl.
- Rinse chickens inside and out; pat dry.
- Rub chickens inside and out with lemon halves, squeezing some of juice into cavities.
- Rub outside of chickens with 1/4 cup olive oil, then fennel seed mixture.
- Sprinkle chickens generously with salt and pepper.
- Loosely stuff chickens with some of fresh fennel mixture.
- Tie legs together.
- Place chickens, breast side down, in large roasting pan.
- Arrange remaining fresh fennel mixture around chickens.
- Roast chickens 30 minutes, basting occasionally with pan juices.
- Combine wine and broth and pour over chickens.
- Roast 15 minutes.
- Turn chickens breast side up.
- Roast chickens until juices run clear when pierced with fork in thickest part of thigh, about 40 minutes longer.
- Transfer chickens and fennel mixture to platter.
- Pour pan juices into bowl; skim off fat.
- Pour juices over chickens and serve.
The Cookmystic_river1 Bradenton, Florida
The Rating6 people
Five forky!!!goodeat in Benton loved it
Last night I roasted root vegetables ,fennil,parsnips,carrots,white yams,in olive oil and fresh pepperand koshersalt,they were amazing,with a roast I also prepared separately.This sounds good,I'll try,5 forks.Ijust made the 6 hour chicken last Sunday...morelanabade in Goshen loved it
I love the herbs combination on this one... This sounds moist and delicious! My parents grow fennel and I will definitely bring some to try this recipe. Thank you for sharing!! 5 forksgourmetana in London loved it
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