How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Cut lemon into quarters then rub outside of chicken with one of the lemon quarters and discard.
  • In small bowl stir together lemon and orange zests then 1 tablespoon of the grated ginger.
  • Rub this mixture evenly in the cavity then put lemon and orange quarters inside bird.
  • Place chicken on a rack in a roasting pan then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Combine melted butter, lemon and orange juices, honey and remaining ginger then mix well.
  • Place chicken in oven and roast 1 hour basting with citrus juice mixture 4 times during cooking.
  • Transfer to serving platter and let rest 15 minutes then carve and garnish with orange sections.

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  • yomomma 10 years ago
    Another great recipe, chefmeow...I must find my way to an estate sale sometime, too. Thanks for sharing.
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    " It was excellent "
    gingerlea ate it and said...
    Will have to buy some lemons today!!!!!! Have ginger and oranges. Oh, need to buy a chicken!!!!!!!!!
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  • marriage 10 years ago
    Great flavors in this and a little something different for the weekend roast chicken. Thank you for your post.
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