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Spicy Summer Roast Chicken

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Introduction

An easy summer lunch dish that is prepared the day before it's cooked.

An easy summer lunch dish that is prepared the day before it's cooked.

Ingredients

Serves: 4 - 6

Metric Cups
  • 1 chicken
  • 1 bulb of garlic
  • kalamata oil
  • olive oil
  • 5 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 4 tablespoons harissa paste
  • 300 millilitres greek yoghurt
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 chicken
  • 1 head of garlic
  • kalamata oil
  • olive oil
  • 5 teaspoons caraway seeds
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons fresh rosemary (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 4 tablespoons harissa paste
  • 10½ fluid ounce greek yoghurt
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground pepper

Method

Spicy Summer Roast Chicken is a community recipe submitted by StoupaTart and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Preheat the oven to 200°.
  • Halve the bulb of garlic horizontally, drizzle with oil & roast until golden & soft - about 40 minutes. Cool, then squeeze out the roasted garlic.
  • Roast & grind the caraway & cumin, then add to the garlic. Add rigani, rosemary, turmeric, harissa, yoghurt & plenty of s&p. Rub the marinade all over the chicken, inside & out, then leave in the fridge for up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°. Cook chicken for ½ an hour covered, then ½ an hour uncovered.
  • Preheat the oven to 200°.
  • Halve the head of garlic horizontally, drizzle with oil & roast until golden & soft - about 40 minutes. Cool, then squeeze out the roasted garlic.
  • Roast & grind the caraway & cumin, then add to the garlic. Add rigani, rosemary, turmeric, harissa, yoghurt & plenty of s&p. Rub the marinade all over the chicken, inside & out, then leave in the fridge for up to 24 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 180°. Cook chicken for ½ an hour covered, then ½ an hour uncovered.
  • Additional Information

    Good with a fruity couscous and a citrus salad.

    Good with a fruity couscous and a citrus salad.

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