Close Button

Grapefruit Chicken

Grapefruit Chicken

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 90

Total Time : 100

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 1 roasting hen (about 4lbs.)

  • 1 grapefruit

  • 1 onion , thickly sliced (about 5 slices)

  • olive oil

  • salt (preferably kosher)

  • pepper (preferably fresh cracked)

Directions

  • 01

    Preheat oven to 350*.

  • 02

    Remove neck and the rest of the organ"prize package" from the inside of the bird.

  • 03

    Discard or save for a later use (like stock).

  • 04

    Rinse bird.

  • 05

    Pat dry.

  • 06

    Rub olive oil all over bird.

  • 07

    Salt and pepper to taste.

  • 08

    Place onion slices in a roasting pan and place bird on slices.

  • 09

    Cut grapefruit in half.

  • 10

    Squeeze one half over bird.

  • 11

    Place used half of grapefruit in the cavity of the bird and tie legs together.

  • 12

    You can also fold the bird's wings back at this point if you want to.

  • 13

    Cook bird for about an hour and 15 minutes to an hour and a half or until leg joint is loose and juices run clear.

  • 14

    While bird is cooking use the other half of the grapefruit to"baste" the chicken.

  • 15

    If the chicken begins to get too dark (this can happen because of all the natural sugar in the grapefruit) cover loosely with foil.

  • 16

    When finished cooking.

  • 17

    Let it sit and rest for five minutes.

  • 18

    Then carve away!

Review

0

Please Login to comment

Link copied