Basic Steamed Chicken

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By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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  • 1 roasting chicken
  • ½ lemon
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4


Rub cleaned and trussed chicken with cut side of ½ lemon; sprinkle with salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste; place it in a gratin dish just large enough to hold it. Add butter, chicken stock and finely chopped onion, place gratin dish in a large double steamer over 3 inches of