Roasted chicken

  • 11/03/2008
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 60 min

Replace classic fried chicken with juicy dark meat rubbed with Vegeta prior to preparation. Complete the dish with fresh vegetables and roast together in the oven. Vegeta Twist for chicken will add the finishing touch to this dish.

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken legs and thighs
  • 1 teaspoon Vegeta Twist for chicken
  • 30 ml cognac
  • 200 g celery stalks
  • 200 g carrot
  • 500 g Brussels sprouts
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • Basting mixture:
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • grated lemon zest
  • 2-3 tablespoons cognac
  • 2 teaspoons Vegeta Natur

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Rub the chicken legs and thighs with Vegeta Twist for chicken and fry in a skillet on heated oil.
  2. 2.
    Fry around 5 minutes, adding cognac spoon by spoon, until the chicken is golden yellow.
  3. 3.
    In the same skillet, fry the cubed carrot and celery stalk and washed Brussels sprouts.
  4. 4.
    Place fried vegetables in a rimmed baking sheet with oil.
  5. 5.
    Spread the fried chicken on the vegetables, add about 100 ml water, cover with aluminum foil and roast in an oven at 200°C around 30 minutes.
  6. 6.
    Remove the foil and brush meat with a basting mixture prepared by mixing the olive oil with Vegeta Natur, lemon juice, zest and cognac.
  7. 7.
    Return the baking sheet to the oven and roast another 10 minutes.

Advice

Vegeta Twist for chicken added at the beginning of preparation contributes to better fusion with the ingredients and bringing out the basic flavour of the dish. Adding Vegeta Natur near the end of cooking will ensure meat dishes have a fine flavour and added crispiness.

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 786 / 3.285 - -
Fat g 49,48 - -
Carbohydrates g 22,53 - -
Dietary fibre g 7,25 - -
Protein g 54,19 - -
Salt g 2,99 0 0
Vitamin A μg 15.406,90 385 308
Vitamin D μg 30,00 15 15
Vitamin C mg 124,68 166 139
Niacin mg 25,41 181 127
Potassium mg 1.338,53 36 36
Calcium mg 119,46 12 12
Phosphorous mg 551,93 69 69

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)