Roast Chicken with Sumac

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    2hrs 55mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    929
based on 1 ratings

Roasting a chicken doesn't have to be daunting. This is super easy, and full of amazing flavors, and it makes a great dinner for guests. Just add some rice or potatoes, or even hot pitta bread. Tzatziki or yogurt work well for a sauce too.

recipe updated 7 Jun 2019

Ingredients

  • Whole chicken icon
    Whole chicken
    1300g
  • Red onion icon
    Red onion
    270g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Olive oil icon
    Olive oil
    60ml
  • Allspice icon
    Allspice
    3g
  • Ground cinnamon icon
    Ground cinnamon
    3g
  • Ground sumac icon
    Ground sumac
    6g
  • Lemon icon
    Lemon
    58g
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    200ml
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    9g
  • Za'Atar icon
    Za'Atar
    15g
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    20g
  • Pine nuts icon
    Pine nuts
    50g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    0g
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    20g

Tools

  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Plate
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Add quartered whole chicken
  3. Add peeled, finely sliced red onion
  4. Add crushed garlic clove
  5. Add olive oil
  6. Add allspice
  7. Add ground cinnamon
  8. Add ground sumac
  9. Add finely sliced lemon
  10. Add chicken stock
  11. Add black pepper
  12. Add salt
  13. Mix together until combined
  14. Marinate in fridge - approx 2 hr
  15. Transfer content of large mixing bowl to baking sheet
  16. Pre-heat large mixing bowl - 220°C
  17. Get baking sheet
  18. Sprinkle with za'atar
  19. Roast until just cooked - 40 min
  20. Get a clean frying pan
  21. Add unsalted butter
  22. Add pine nuts
  23. Add salt
  24. Cook until golden brown while stirring occasionally - medium heat
  25. Prepare a clean plate with paper towels
  26. Transfer content of frying pan to plate
  27. Transfer content of baking sheet to serving plate
  28. Scatter content of plate over serving plate
  29. Garnish with coarsely chopped fresh parsley
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