Roasting a chicken in the oven is not difficult at all, it does not take any time because everything is cooked in
the oven, it is an economical and abundant dish for any family meal.
It is a recipe to prepare on the weekend and almost forget about food and thus be able to
Take advantage of the moment to do other things.
The potatoes are going to be cooked at the same time as the chicken and the orange sauce adds a lot of flavor and
For 4 people:
Time: 1h 40 minutes
1 clean chicken of 2kg
Salt and pepper
1 clove garlic.
4 medium potatoes
For the orange sauce:
The juice of 4 oranges
½ anise star
1 tbsp ginger powder
3 c. honey tureens
Preheat the oven to 190ºC
Clean the chicken well, dry with absorbent paper and lift the skin a little with your fingers.
Season the inside with salt and pepper and also add some sage leaves, a quarter of an orange and a
garlic clove. Bridle the chicken.
Put a few sage leaves under the skin of the chicken, season with salt and pepper on the outside, put the
chicken inside the low saucepan and a good splash of olive oil.
Put the chicken in the oven and while it cooks, prepare the orange sauce.
Put the orange juice, honey, ginger and star anise in a saucepan, when it boils.
let cook 10 minutes. Meanwhile, wash and cut the potatoes with skin into cubes.
Take the chicken out of the oven, spread the potatoes around it and drizzle with half of the sauce.
orange. Put it back in the oven and let it cook for 30 minutes.
Turn the chicken, add the rest of the sauce and cook for 30 more minutes.
In total the chicken should cook 1h1/2, the last half hour turn the chicken so that it browns
Remove from the oven and take out a little sauce to serve on the side once we have the chicken.
carved Serve with the roast potatoes.
Photographs and recipe by Sivia .