Broiled Herb Chicken

See also Roma Pizza & Pasta Original Tomato Pizzas

Ingredients For Broiled Herb Chicken:

  • 2 [2-pound / 1-kg each] chickens, halved lengthwise
  • 1 large clove garlic, halved
  • 1 teaspoon [5 mL] salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon [2.5 g] butter
  • 2 tablespoons [30 mL] olive oil
  • Juice from 1/2 a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] freshly chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon [15 mL] freshly chopped basil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons [7.5 mL] dried basil

Directions For The Dish:

Preheat oven broiler at medium heat.

Rub chicken halves all over with garlic halves, then with salt and pepper.

Throw away garlic halves; reserve chicken halves.

Heat together butter and olive oil into a small saucepan over medium heat.

Away from heat, stir in lemon juice, freshly chopped parsley and freshly chopped basil or dried basil.

See also Roma Pizza & Pasta Tortellini Boscaiola

Using a pastry brush, coat chicken halves with herb butter mixture.

Arrange chicken halves, skin side down, onto broiler rack.

Broil for 7 to 10 minutes on each side, coating often with herb butters mixture.

After 15 minutes, check for doneness by piercing a thigh with a skewer; juices should be clear.

Remove done chicken from broiler.

Using tonges, transfer chicken pieces to a warm serving plate.

Coat with remaining butter herbs mixture.

Serve immediately.

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See also Basic Pizza Sauce