Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Broiled Chicken with Herbs Recipe

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The Hummus blog: The home of hummus dips and traditional Middle Eastern food invites you to try Broiled Chicken with Herbs recipe. Enjoy the Middle Eastern cuisine and learn how to make Broiled Chicken with Herbs. 

Serves : 4  Persons
Duration : 30 Min


1     Kilo     Whole Chicken
2     Tablespoons     Olive Oil
1     Tablespoon     Butter
1     Tablespoon     Oregano
1     Tablespoon     Rosemary
1     Tablespoon     Sage
1     Tablespoon     Mardakoosh
1     Tablespoon     Basil
1     Teaspoon     Salt
1     Teaspoon     Garlic Powder
1     Teaspoon     Onion Powder
1     Teaspoon     Red Pepper Flakes
1     Teaspoon     Lemon Zest
4/1     Cup     Lemon Juice
Decorated     Fresh Herbs


1. Butter the Chicken. Using a sharp knife cut the entire back of the chicken. Open and put on a flat surface. Press down to flatten.

2. In a large skillet heat olive oil and butter.

3. In a bowl mix oregano, rosemary, sage, mardakoosh, basil, salt, garlic powder, onion powder, pepper flakes, and lemon zest.

4. Sprinkle ½ of the spice mix onto the chicken.

5. Place chicken in skillet and using a heavy pot press down on the chicken releasing most of its juice. Leave the pot for 10 or 15 minutes until the juice evaporates and the bottom of the chicken is golden brown.

6. Using tongs flip the chicken and sprinkle the rest of the spices. Press down on the chicken again and leave for another 10 minutes.

7. Fit the middle rack in the oven. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

8. Cook the chicken in oven for 30 minutes or until well done.

9. Remove chicken from oven and transfer to a serving plate. Cover to keep warm.

10. Put skillet on medium heat. Add lemon juice and let boil for 1 minute.

11. Spread the sauce onto the chicken. Garnish with the fresh herbs and serve.   

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