Whole Roasted Skillet Chicken

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recipe by Joni Gomes www.foodbyjonister.com

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    2hrs 10mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    258
based on 1 ratings

This whole roasted chicken is a great example of how Sunday meal prep can set you up for an awesome week ahead! This dish is best served with roast vegetables.

recipe updated Apr 5, 2018

Ingredients

  • Whole chicken icon
    Whole chicken
    1 (1300g)
  • Butter icon
    Butter
    3 tbsp (43g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    1
  • Fresh parsley icon
    Fresh parsley
    about ½ cup (31g)
  • Dill icon
    Dill
    about ½ cup (31g)
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    1 tbsp (18g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    1 tbsp (6g)
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1 pinch
  • Apple cider vinegar icon
    Apple cider vinegar
    3 tbsp (44ml)
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    ½ cup (120ml)
  • Water icon
    Water
    ½ cup (120ml)
  • Dijon mustard icon
    Dijon mustard
    1 tbsp (15g)

Tools

  • kCook icon Whisk
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Paper towels
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Cutting board
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Get a clean cutting board
  2. Add whole chicken to the cutting board
  3. Pat dry with paper towels
  4. Pre-heat - 175°C
  5. Add butter, garlic clove, fresh parsley, dill, salt and black pepper to a clean saucepan
  6. Heat gently until completely melted and turn off heat
  7. Stuff two thirds of butter into chicken
  8. Rub the rest of butter onto chicken
  9. Sprinkle with salt & pepper
  10. Transfer chicken to large cast iron skillet
  11. Roast - 1 hr 30 min, 175°C
  12. Transfer content of cutting board to cutting board and reserve liquid
  13. Let rest - approx 10 min
  14. Replace large cast iron skillet - medium heat
  15. Heat gently until simmering - medium heat
  16. Add apple cider vinegar, chicken stock and water to the large cast iron skillet
  17. Whisk until mixture comes together
  18. Simmer - approx 10 min
  19. Mix in dijon mustard to the large cast iron skillet thoroughly
  20. Simmer until thickened - approx 10 min
  21. Arrange content of cutting board in serving plate
  22. Serve
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