Basic Roast Chicken with Lemon and Chile Glaze

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Cooking One on One

Cooking One on One

By John Ash

Published 2004

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  • ½ cupfresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cuphoney
  • tablespoonspure ancho or California chile powder
  • ¼ teaspooncayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoonground coriander
  • ½ teaspoonground cumin
  • ½ teaspoonground cinnamon


Whisk all the ingredients together until well combined.

Follow the directions for Basic Roast Chicken, opposite. After the chicken has been in the oven for 20 minutes, begin basting with Lemon and Chile Glaze. The chicken will be so flavorful it won’t even need the pan sauce. Just serve it with the pan juices, if you’d like, skimmed of excess fat (the clear liquid floating on top).