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Moroccan-style Roast Chicken
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Moroccan-style Roast Chicken

Moroccan-style Roast Chicken

Serves 4 | Prep/Cook Time:
  • Calories 249
  • Protein 20g
  • Sodium 52mg
  • Sat.Fat 7.7g
Nutritional Information
Serving Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 249
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18.9g 0%
Saturated Fat 7.7g 0%
Cholesterol 113mg 0%
Sodium 52mg 0%
Total Carbs 4g 0%
Dietary Fiber 2g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium %
Iron %
*Percent Daily Values are based
on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients
1 PERDUE® Fresh Whole Chicken
2 tablespoons melted butter
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon paprika (optional)
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric (optional)
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 lemon, halved
Instructions
1 Preheat oven to 425°F. Remove giblets and visible fat. Rub inside and out with butter and seasonings. Place lemon in cavity. If desired, fold back wings and tie legs together with kitchen string.
2 Place chicken breast-side up in shallow roasting pan. Roast 30 minutes.
3 Baste with pan juices and reduce heat to 375°F. Tent chicken loosely with aluminum foil. Cook 30 to 40 minutes longer, until juices run clear when thigh is pierced with a fork, and a meat thermometer registers 180° F when inserted in the thickest part of thigh.
4 Remove chicken to a warm platter.Serve, if desired, with hot couscous tossed with melted butter, raisins, toasted almond slivers and chopped parsley. Serve chicken and couscous with pan juices.