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  • Roast Citrus Chicken
 
  • Roast Citrus Chicken
 

RoastCitrus Chicken

Roast Citrus Chicken
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2.01Roast Citrus Chicken
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  • Difficulty3/5
  • Prep time20 mins
  • Cook time60 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodApple

Sweet hardwood pellets, zesty herbs, & orange infuse this whole roasted chicken with robust flavor. If your not team ham, try this delicious chicken for your Christmas dinner.

Ingredients

  • 5 to 6 lbs chicken
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 red onion
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 5 to 6 lbs chicken
  • 1 white onion
  • 1 red onion
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock

Preparation

When ready to cook, start the Traeger grill on Smoke with the lid open until the fire is established (4 to 5 minutes). Set the temperature to 375 degrees F and preheat, lid closed, for 10 to 15 minutes.

Rinse the chicken with cold water, transfer to a sheet pan.

Coarsely crush the dried spices and ginger and combine with half the butter. Spread butter spice mixture under the skin of the chicken.

Slice 1 orange and stuff into chicken along with the red onion, white onion, garlic cloves and thyme.

Rub outside of chicken with remaining butter and season with salt and pepper. Zest second orange over chicken and place chicken directly on the grill grate.

Roast at 375 degrees F for 1-1 ½ hours or until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees F.

Let rest 15 minutes before carving. Enjoy!

  • Difficulty3/5
  • Prep time20 mins
  • Cook time60 mins
  • Serves4 - 6
  • HardwoodApple

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