Sunday roast dinner
Whether fried, baked, broiled, or bathed in redolant sauces, a whole chicken is the ideal foundation on which to build a memorable meal. Try a lemony Pollo Arrosto, decadent Bacon-Fried Chicken with Gravy, a simple and homey Brick Chicken, or piquant Braised Chicken with Scallion Puree — or any of sixteen other options. You can't go wrong.
NYT Cooking: An easy way to give roast chicken some character is to baste it with flavorful liquid. Contrary to conventional wisdom, this does nothing to keep the bird moist. Even a very lean bird remains moist as long as it isn't overcooked. But the liquid adds flavor to the skin and creates a ready-made sauce that can be spooned over the chicken as you serve it. If you%2...
Serve this one-pot complete meal in shallow bowls, ladling the rich broth over the tender chicken, vegetables, and grains. We call for whole-grain hulled—sometimes labeled hull-less—barley here. Pearled barley is not ideal for this dish; while tasty, it is not a whole grain, and it would overcook as the chicken simmers. | Cooking Light