Brined Roasted Chicken - 500 Degrees Recipe

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Brined Roasted Chicken - 500 Degrees
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  1. Thoroughly dissolve sugar and salt into water.
  2. Soak chicken in brine for 1-3 hours (in refrigerator).
  3. Mix softened (room temperature) butter with herbs while chicken is in brine.
  4. Thoroughly rinse chicken and allow to drain, pat dry.
  5. Cut backbone out of chicken and flatten bird.
  6. Spray bottom part of broiler pan with vegetable oil.
  7. Scrub potatoes and cut into small bite sized pieces.
  8. Place potatoes in pan.
  9. Place flattened bird in top part of broiler pan, over potatoes.
  10. Loosen skin from flesh.
  11. Place herb butter between skin and flesh.
  12. Bake in hot oven (500 degrees) for 45 minutes to an hour. (or more, if potatoes are not browned).
  13. Serve with cooked spinach and hot crusty bread.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 403.16 Kcal (1688 kJ)
Calories from fat 180.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.01g 31%
Cholesterol 81.52mg 27%
Sodium 1718.76mg 72%
Potassium 590.71mg 13%
Total Carbs 43.44g 14%
Sugars 20.37g 81%
Dietary Fiber 4.31g 17%
Protein 13.2g 26%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 8%
Vitamin A 1.6mg 52%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 101.7mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 57.21 Kcal (240 kJ)
Calories from fat 25.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.84g 31%
Cholesterol 11.57mg 27%
Sodium 243.89mg 72%
Potassium 83.82mg 13%
Total Carbs 6.16g 14%
Sugars 2.89g 81%
Dietary Fiber 0.61g 17%
Protein 1.87g 26%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 8%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 52%
Iron 0.3mg 11%
Calcium 14.4mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.9
  • 11

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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