Simple Whole Roasted Chicken

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 87.8
  • Total Fat: 2.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.0 mg
  • Sodium: 414.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 14.3 g

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Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    2 teaspoons salt
    1 teaspoon white sugar
    1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
    1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1 (4 pound) whole chicken
    5 cloves garlic, crushed

Directions

In a bowl, mix the salt, sugar, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Rub the chicken with the mixture. Cover chicken, and place in the refrigerator for 24 hours.
Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
Stuff the chicken cavity with the garlic. Place the chicken, breast side down, on a rack in a roasting pan.
Roast 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce heat to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C), and continue roasting 15 minutes. Baste chicken with pan drippings, reduce heat to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C), and continue roasting 30 minutes, to an internal temperature of 180 degrees F (85 degrees C). Let stand 20 minutes before serving.

Serving Size: 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JEWELS616.

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