Roasted Whole Chicken With Gravy

Roasted Whole Chicken With Gravy

The key to this recipe is to marinate the chicken the day before. Your oven will do the job for you so it is much easier than you think! Give it a try.

Ingredients: Using a whole chicken

Whole chicken
1200 g (1)
✩Herb salt
1 tablespoon
✩ Fresh rosemary
5 g
✩ White wine
100 ml
✩ Grated garlic
1 clove
✩ Bay leaf
Rock salt
1 teaspoon
Black pepper
1/2 teaspoon
Olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons
200 ml
Frozen green beans
100 g
For the gravy (with cooking juice)
200 ml
★ Consomme cube
★ Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
★ Sugar
1 tablespoon


1. Put the ✩ ingredients into a bag big enough to accommodate a whole chicken and mix well.
2. Put a whole chicken into the bag and remove the excess air. Tie with a elastic band tightly. Leave to stand for half to one day. ※Turn the bag over occasionally.
3. Smear the rock salt and black pepper onto the chicken and transfer it to an oven tray with the marinade. ※Truss the chicken legs with the breast side up. ※Cut the vegetables into a size of your liking.
4. Arrange the vegetables in the tray except the green beans. Brush the chicken and vegetables with olive oil. Pour in 200 ml of water and roast in a oven pre-heated to 220℃ for 70 minutes.
5. Just 5 minutes before finishing add the green beans!
6. Transfer the chicken and vegetables to a serving plate.
7. Put 200 ml of water, the ★ ingredients and the cooking juice from the chicken and cook down.
8. When the sauce is reduced to your liking the gravy is done!
9. Serve while hot.

Story Behind this Recipe

When I made this for the first time I really loved it. Since then I have made this many times and settled with this current recipe.
It is easier than you think and its cost is quite reasonable. It looks great as well.