New to Cooking Traditional Nutrient Dense Foods? Start With A Roast Chicken!
Hi Sweet Friends,
Are you new to Cooking Traditional “Nutrient Dense” Foods, feel overwhelmed, and don’t know where to start? In this video, I show you how to cook a roast chicken, which leads to the makings for chicken bone broth.
This recipe for Roast Chicken in a Cast Iron Skillet will start you on your Nourishing Traditions journey to create a Traditional Foods Kitchen. And you’ll find that making Nutrient Dense foods is easier than you think!
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Roast Chicken in a Cast Iron Skillet
- 1 Raw whole chicken 2-4 pounds in weight
- 3-4 Potatoes, unpeeled cut in half and then each half cut in quarters
- 6 Carrots, peeled cut into thirds
- 4 Onions, peeled cut into quarters
- 1/4 cup Butter, melted
- 2 teaspoons Coarse ground Celtic sea salt
- 1 teaspoon Ground black pepper
- Pre-heat oven to 425°F.
- Place carrots on bottom of cast iron pan to create a rack.
- Salt cavity of chicken with 1 teaspoon of salt.
- Place chicken on top of carrots into pan. Tuck wings under body of chicken. (See video.) Tie chicken legs together with twine.
- Place onions and potatoes around chicken in pan.
- Brush melted butter over chicken and vegetables. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
- Place pan into oven. Lower oven temperature to 375°F. Cook chicken to an internal temperature of 165°F-185°F or until the juices run clear and there is no sign of pink or red meat when the chicken is sliced. Enjoy!
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