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Miss McFarlane's Honey-Glazed Chicken

PERIOD: Modern | SOURCE: Contemporary Recipe | CLASS: Not Authentic

DESCRIPTION: Chicken baked in honey

  • 1 roasting chicken (approx. 4 lbs.)
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large green apple, peeled, cored and quartered
  • 1 large onion, cut in half
  • 4-5 Tbs. oil
  • 4 Tbs. clear honey
  • 1 bunch watercress
Preheat the oven to 350° F.

Sprinkle the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper. Place the apple and the onion in the cavity. Shut the opening with a skewer and tie the legs together with a piece of string.

Brush the chicken with oil and place it in a roasting pan. Season with salt and pepper and spread a tablespoon of honey on top.

Roast, allowing 20 minutes per pound. Baste frequently and spread the last two tablespoons of honey over the chicken after it has cooked for 45 minutes.

Arrange on a serving dish and garnish with watercress.

Garmey, Jane. Great British Cooking: A Well Kept Secret. New York: Random House, 1981.

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