Roast Chicken with
HT MC 100mins
4 Hot Poultry
herbs Alcohol Main
Course Gluten Wheat Free Eggless
x 1.6kg/3-1/2lb Oven Ready Chicken
and Black Pepper
tbsp Fresh Tarragon, chopped
fl.oz Fresh Chicken Stock
Preheat the oven to 220C, 425F, Gas mark 7. Place 25g/1oz of the butter
chicken together with 3 tablespoons of the fresh tarragon and plenty of salt and
Smear the remaining butter over the top of the chicken, sprinkle with the remaining tarragon, salt and pepper and roast
in the oven for 1 hour 15 minutes, turning
and basting occasionally.
At the end of the cooking time, remove the chicken to a carving dish, cover with foil and keep warm whilst you make the
gravy. Set the roasting pan over a medium
heat and stir in the wine and chicken stock, scraping up any sediment. Bring to the boil and boil rapidly for 4- 5
minutes to cook off the alcohol.
Blend the cornflour with a little water and add to the roasting pan, stirring
all the time
and cook until thickened.
To serve - Pour the gravy into a gravy boat and garnish the chicken with watercress. Serve hot.
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