Roasting an entire chook is always a wonderful idea whether you’re cooking for your own family of two or extra. It calls for a little attempt with brilliant results. The completed product is a moist, rotisserie like a hen that is flavored to suit your flavor buds.
Caribbean-Spiced Roast Chicken
- 1½ tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 2 fluid ounces rum
- 1 tablespoons brown sugar
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ¼ teaspoon ground clove
- ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ½ teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon dried thyme leaves
- 1 (3 pound) whole chicken
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- Preheat oven to 325 Fahrenheit (165 in Celcius).
- In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, rum, and brown sugar; set sauce aside.
- Mix collectively the cayenne pepper, clove, cinnamon, ginger, pepper, salt, and thyme leaves. Brush the meat with oil, then coat with the spice.
- Place in a roasting pan, and bake about ninety minutes, till the juices run clear or until a meat thermometer inserted in thickest a part of the thigh reaches one hundred eighty Fahrenheit. Baste the hen with the reserved sauce every 20 mins while it's cooking. after it, the meal is ready to serve.