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Butterflied Roast Chicken using Turbo Broiler

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As promised from my last post, I am now sharing this unbelievably easy roast chicken recipe that has been part of our family’s traditional Christmas Noche Buena or any special occasions. But don’t let its simplicity fool you. It is so flavorful that you will find it hard to stop nibbling at the bones.  

Instead of using an oven, this whole chicken was roasted using a Turbo Broiler. I am pretty sure though that this can also be done with an oven but tradition calls for a turbo broiler as it has been done in past years. I will try it in my gas-oven soon and will update this post as to the outcome.  

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I usually serve it with pan roasted vegetables like marble potatoes and carrots but you may also add some asparagus and green beans to make it more festive.  It also comes with a dipping sauce or gravy that is made from the chicken drippings collected from roasting the chicken. 

If you’ve read my last post, you will know the advantage (and instructions)  of spatchcocking or butterflying and brining the chicken before roasting it. It gives you a more even or uniform roast chicken with really moist meat that also assures you that the flavors burrow its way bone-deep.        

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Butterflied Roast Chicken using Turbo Broiler

Get this super simple but delectable, juicy on the inside and crispy on the outside, roast chicken recipe!  Butterflied and brined to give the perfect texture of the meat and skin and flavor that is bone-deep.  
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 1 whole chicken
Calories 3213 kcal
Author Bebs

Ingredients

FOR THE PAN ROASTED VEGETABLES:

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 medium carrots - cut into fries or wedges
  • 3 cups marble potatoes - parboiled and cut into halves
  • salt and pepper

FOR THE SAUCE/GRAVY:

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup roast chicken drippings
  • 1 cup water
  • ground pepper
  • salt (if needed)

Instructions

  1. Set the turbo broiler to 250°C.
  2. Place chicken on top of the grill rack flat with the breast facing down. Brush with butter and cook for 20 minutes.
  3. Turn it over, skin-side facing up, and brush again with butter. Cook for another 20 to 30 minutes or until cooked and skin is crisp and golden.
  4. While waiting prepare the vegetables. In a pan over medium-high heat, add oil and butter. Add the carrots and parboiled marble potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 7-10 minutes or until the edges are browned and cooked through.
  5. Arrange the vegetables on a large serving platter. Take the roast chicken from the turbo broiler and place on top of the vegetables. Sprinkle with dried parsley all over the chicken and veggies.
  6. Transfer the roast chicken drippings to a bowl and skim the fat off. Take 1 cup of the drippings and discard the rest or freeze for another time.
  7. To make the gravy, in a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add roast chicken drippings and water. Season with ground pepper and salt (if needed). Cook, stirring, until thickened and bubbling.
  8. Serve while hot.
Nutrition Facts
Butterflied Roast Chicken using Turbo Broiler
Amount Per Serving
Calories 3213 Calories from Fat 2106
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 234g 360%
Saturated Fat 92g 460%
Cholesterol 812mg 271%
Sodium 1493mg 62%
Potassium 4432mg 127%
Total Carbohydrates 113g 38%
Dietary Fiber 19g 76%
Sugars 5g
Protein 163g 326%
Vitamin A 484.9%
Vitamin C 110.5%
Calcium 32.6%
Iron 161.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Bebs

Bebs here! I love to cook and try new things and DIY projects! And although I think of myself as a homebody, I like seeing other places from time to time.
If you are looking for a recipe and it ain't here, make a request and I will try my best to make it for you!

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      1. Hi Euge, yes I have. My oven is a gas without a convection (fan) function. It turned out pretty good still, only it took me a bit longer than using a turbo broiler or if I use a convection oven.

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