Chicken is always going to be one of those meals that are a staple in almost every household. It is relatively inexpensive and it goes a long way once it is cooked. Just because it is common, however, does not mean that you need to eat it commonly. As this roast chicken recipe will show you, you can have something delicious, even if you don’t spend a lot of time preparing it.
Roast chicken has a number of benefits beyond the fact that it is easy to prepare. It is also delicious, serve well and the leftovers keep for several days.
1 whole free-range or corn fed chicken, broken down into 8 pieces (or 8 of your favorite chicken pieces, skin on and bone- in preferable)
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp light brown sugar
2 tbsp red wine vinegar
3 tbsp olive oil
4 shallots, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
Handful of fresh parsley
Salt and Pepper
1. Preheat oven to 425 (220)
2. In a large baking dish, combine marinade and toss with chicken. Season well.
3. Place chicken pieces skin side up and roast for 30 minutes until it begins to brown. Remove and baste with marinade. Flip pieces and bake a remaining 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked.
4. Garnish with lots of fresh parsley