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How to prepare roasted whole chicken

Simmered Whole Chicken makes a decent treat quickly and on each event yet the dread of fouling it up shields many people from setting up this yummy formula.

Step by step instructions to Make Roasted Whole Chicken [Video]

The most vital thing you have to do when broiling entire chicken is to ensure that the chicken is completely prepared. There are many sorts of flavoring and vegetables you can use for your cooked chicken and there a numerous approaches to go about it however the technique point by point on this page is the manner by which my Mum does it!


Primary fixing 

  • 1 entire chicken 

Flavoring for the body of the chicken

  • 1 major stock 3D square 
  • 1 teaspoon dry ground cayenne pepper (or ground dark pepper) 
  • ½ teaspoon ground ehu seeds or Calabash Nutmeg (discretionary) 


  • 1 stogie glass or 180g long grain parboiled rice 
  • Vegetables 
  • 1 Carrot 
  • 1 modest bunch green peas (or green beans) 


  • 1 medium onion 
  • 1 major stock solid shape 
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder (no bean stew) 
  • 1 teaspoon thyme 
  • Salt to taste 
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • Side Dish: Roasted Potatoes 
  • 6 medium Irish potatoes 

Extra flavoring from that of the chicken 

  • 1 teaspoon thyme. 
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • Salt to taste 

More data about the Roasted Whole Chicken fixings 

  • The chicken 
  • I utilize chicken or cockerel which is the male chicken since it is milder and cooks speedier than hen, the female chicken. Despite the fact that hen is more delectable, it will take any longer to complete on the off chance that you utilize it for this formula. 
  • Flavoring for the body of the chicken 
  • I just add ground ehu seeds to give the chicken a kind of grill/peppersoup season. 
  • Don't hesitate to utilize other flavoring you like. 
  • Stuffing 
  • You can explore different avenues regarding different herbs, flavoring and vegetables. It is not prudent to utilize delicate vegetables since they will be overcooked when the chicken is finished. 

Side dish 

  • You can avoid the potatoes and utilize just rice. Simply parboil the amount of rice that will be sufficient for the stuffing and side dish. Cover the rice with aluminum thwart so it won't be dry when done. 
  • Before you broil the chicken 
  • Set up the mix of flavoring for the body of the chicken by blending the dry ground pepper, stock 3D square (pulverized) and ground ehu seeds. 
  • Rub and cut the carrots into little blocks and cut the onion into little pieces. 
  • Peel and cut the potatoes into wedges. You can leave the skin on in the event that you need. 

Making the Roasted Whole Chicken: Step by Step 

1. Set up the stuffing. 

  • Parboil the rice like you would parboil rice for Nigerian Jollof Rice. Wash and put in a sifter to deplete. On the off chance that you will utilize just rice as your side dish, you should parboil enough rice for this reason. 
  • Placed it in a bowl, include the curry powder and blend well. 
  • Include the diced carrots, green peas, diced onions, thyme, salt to taste and some vegetable oil. Blend well and put aside. 

2. Stuff the Chicken 

  • Wash the chicken and dry with a towel. 
  • Stuff within with the prepared rice and vegetables. Don't over fill it in light of the fact that recollect that this rice is just parboiled and it will ascend as it cooks. 
  • Whenever done, tie the legs of the chicken. This helps the chicken keep up a more satisfactory shape. You don't need it listing and everywhere. 
  • Set your broiler to 180°C (350°F) to preheat. 
  • Rub some vegetable oil on the chicken, sprinkle the mix of flavoring we arranged before and rub everything over the body of the chicken. 
  • Ensure the chicken's wings are concealed under the chicken or into the string you used to tie up the chicken. 

3. Set up the side dish 

  • In the event that you need to utilize just rice as your side dish, then you ought to have sufficiently arranged in step 1. 
  • In the case of utilizing potatoes, put the wedges in a bowl, include the rest of the flavoring from the one you rubbed on the body of the chicken, include thyme, salt to taste and some vegetable oil. 
  • Hurl to equally disseminate the flavoring and put aside. 

4. Orchestrate, then meal 

  • Dish the rest of the rice from the stuffing into a stove plate abandoning some space at the inside for the chicken. 
  • Put the chicken at the middle. 
  • Include the prepared potatoes around the chicken and place in the preheated stove and heat for one and a half hours. 
  • The chicken is done when it is brilliant, the rice inside the chicken is well done and a cut into the chicken thigh demonstrates a white tissue with some succulent juice. 
  • On the off chance that the skin is pinkish or even red, the chicken is not done. 
  • That is it! It isn't so much that hard all things considered, is it? Serve segments of the chicken with the rice and simmered potatoes.