Spiced Chicken with Red Wine, Vinegar, and Bacon

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook

The Cookbook Library

By Anne Willan

Published 2012

  • About


  • 2 chickens (about 3 pounds or 1.35 kg each)
  • 2


To Roast the Chickens

Heat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Wipe the chickens inside and out with damp paper towels, then truss them with string. Set them, breast side up, in a roasting pan just big enough to hold them. Melt 1 tablespoon of the butter, brush it over t