Roast Chicken

Poulet Rôti

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    8

    Main-Course Servings
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

Ingredients

  • 2 chickens (4 pounds [1.8 kg] each) butter optional, for the aluminum foil

Method

Preheat the oven to 450°F[230°C/gas mark 8].

If you wish, truss the chickens and make a small aluminum foil covering for the breast. If you’re making a jus and are using the optional ingredients to give it