Pot-Roasted Italian Chicken -- Beginner's Directions Recipe

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Pot-Roasted Italian Chicken -- Beginner's Directions
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  1. Unpackage and prep a roasting chicken or stew hen (take off the plastic, remove the giblets and neck from inside (save for stock), look over the skin and pluck any feathers with a washed pair of needle nose pliers, singe off any pinfeathers with a grill lighter, drain excess liquid from the cavity).
  2. Set it into a small roaster or dutch oven that has a secure lid.
  3. Sprinkle half the Italian seasoning and half the garlic slivers over the chicken.
  4. Put the other half of the seasonings into the cavity.
  5. Put half the tomatoes into the cavity and pour half over the chicken.
  6. Cover and roast at 300 for 2-3 hours or at 250 for 3 hours. You can remove the lid for the last half hour or so to get better browning.
  7. The meat will be very tender - falling off the bones (a stew hen may have more integrity depending on how tough it started before you tenderized it with the moist heat).
  8. Suggestion - Serve over pasta and pass parmesan at the table.
  9. Suggestion - Complete the meal with grilled zucchini, breaded and fried zucchini, or flat, Italian beans that have been steamed or microwaved and some crusty, Italian bread.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 26.27 Kcal (110 kJ)
Calories from fat 8.57 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.95g 1%
Cholesterol 44.45mg 15%
Sodium 14.91mg 1%
Potassium 58.05mg 1%
Total Carbs 0.71g 0%
Sugars 0.15g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.07g 0%
Protein 3.5g 7%
Vitamin C 3.5mg 6%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 19%
Iron 1mg 5%
Calcium 4.2mg 0%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 106.8 Kcal (447 kJ)
Calories from fat 34.82 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.87g 1%
Cholesterol 180.68mg 15%
Sodium 60.61mg 1%
Potassium 235.97mg 1%
Total Carbs 2.89g 0%
Sugars 0.62g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.28g 0%
Protein 14.22g 7%
Vitamin C 14.1mg 6%
Vitamin A 2.3mg 19%
Iron 3.9mg 5%
Calcium 16.9mg 0%

* 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

  • 0.6
  • 1

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

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