|1||PERDUE® HARVESTLAND® Whole Chicken with Giblets|
|1||tablespoon orange zest (1 large orange)|
|1||tablespoon grated fresh ginger|
|2||teaspoons sesame oil|
|2||teaspoons kosher salt|
|3/4||cup reduced sodium chicken broth|
|1/2||cup fresh orange juice|
|Salt and pepper, to taste|
Preheat oven to 425°F. Remove giblets and neck from chicken. Discard or cook separately.
Combine zest, ginger, honey, sesame oil and salt. Loosen chicken skin around breast, drumsticks and thighs. Spread half the orange-ginger mixture evenly under skin and remaining on outside of chicken. Place in roasting pan.
Bake at 425°F for 15 minutes. Reduce oven to 375°F and continue roasting 1 to 1 1/2 hours until internal temperature registers 180°F, measured at thickest part of the thigh. Remove from oven and let stand 10-15 minutes.
Tip chicken to allow juices to run into pan. Place chicken on serving platter or cutting board. Drain drippings from pan into a fat separator or a plastic bag set in a cup. Pour drippings into a small saucepan (if using a bag, snip one corner and drain drippings from bag, discarding fat that floats to top). Add broth to drippings and bring to a boil. In a small bowl, whisk together orange juice and flour, breaking up any lumps; add to saucepan. Bring sauce to a simmer, cook and stir for 2 minutes or until slightly thickened; season with salt and pepper to taste. Carve chicken and serve with orange sauce.