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Sweet Twist Chicken

  • 19/10/2015
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 100 min

Roast chicken and delicious baked apples make for a sumptuous family-style meal.


  • 1 whole raw chicken (1.2 kg)
  • 1 tbsp Vegeta No MSG Chicken
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 tsp acacia honey
  • ground black pepper
  • 800 g apples
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 50 ml white wine


  1. 1.
    Clean, rinse and pat-dry the chicken. Sprinkle with Vegeta No MSG Chicken and rub both the outside and the inside of the bird with the seasoning mix. Place the chicken into a roasting pan. Mix together oil and honey with a pinch of ground black pepper and brush all over the chicken skin.
  2. 2.
    Cut apples into wedges and remove the seeds. Pour lemon juice on the sliced apples, leave briefly to soak, then add to the roasting pan.
  3. 3.
    Roast in a moderate oven preheated to 350 degrees/180 °C/gas mark 4 for about 90 minutes. Keep an eye on the bird and baste occasionally with roasting juices or a little water.


Serve with baked apples and a vegetable of your choice.


Remove the skin from some of the roasted apple wedges, add some juices from the roasting pan and mix with a hand-held mixer until blended for a nicely aromatic sauce. Adding half a lemon in the cavity makes roast chicken tender and juicier.

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 2091 / 8.740 - -
Fat g 211,55 - -
- saturated fatty acids g 61,81 - -
- monounsaturated fatty acids g 92,26 - -
- polyunsaturated fatty acids g 47,28 - -
Carbohydrates g 35,17 - -
Dietary fibre g 5,44 - -
Protein g 12,15 - -
Salt g 0,23 0 0
Vitamin A μg 1.634,53 41 33
Vitamin D μg 0,00 0 0
Niacin mg 7,86 56 39
Pantothenic acid mg 0,70 10 10
Potassium mg 443,37 12 12
Calcium mg 37,17 4 4

* 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.)