Roast Chicken with Jalapeños, Lemon, and Garlic

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From Scratch: 10 Meals, 175 Recipes, and Dozens of Techniques You Will Use Over and Over

By Michael Ruhlman

Published 2019

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This is a spicy version of roast chicken, inspired by a lovely former editor of mine, which I include for those who like bold flavors and heat. What I love about it in particular is that the lemon and chicken create abundant sauce, enhanced by the garlic (which first browns in the high heat, then flavors and helps thicken the sauce). I baste the bird with the juices several times during the second half of its cooking. Be sure to include all the seeds and white parts of the jalapeños, which