Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 in Chicken Recipes

Portuguese Aromatic Roasted Chicken Recipe

This delicious Portuguese aromatic roasted chicken recipe (receita de frango aromático assado) is easy and makes a great meal with a side of rice.
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Portuguese Aromatic Roasted Chicken Recipe


Preparation time 30 min
Cooking Time1 h
Ready In1 h 30 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6

Ingredients

1 whole chicken6 cloves of garlic1 teaspoon of paprika100 ml of olive oil250 ml of white wine1 chilli pepperSalt (to taste)2 lemons1 tablespoon of margarine or butter1 rosemary stem1 sprig of thyme2 parsley stems1 teaspoon of grated ginger
1 whole chicken6 cloves of garlic1 teaspoon of paprika100 ml of olive oil250 ml of white wine1 chilli pepperSalt (to taste)2 lemons1 tablespoon of margarine or butter1 rosemary stem1 sprig of thyme2 parsley stems1 teaspoon of grated ginger
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Preparation

  1. Preheat the oven to 170ºC.
  2. Wash the chicken and place it in a roasting pan and put aside.
  3. In a bowl, place the crushed garlic cloves, paprika, aromatic herbs, chilli pepper, olive oil, wine, grated ginger, salt and the zest and juice of one lemon.
  4. Mix everything and spread and rub over the chicken (outside and inside).
  5. Cut the other lemon in half and place it in the pan around the chicken.
  6. Wrap in cling film and leave in the fridge overnight.
  7. Remove from the fridge and spread the margarine or butter cut into cubes over it.
  8. Place in the oven, turning occasionally, until golden brown.

Recipe & Photo Credit: Receitas do Mundo Português

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