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Chicken Roasted On Leeks And Sage Sprigs

Type: Chicken, Poultry
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1   Roasting chicken - (4 lbs)
1/4 cup 59mlBalsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons 30mlOlive oil
2 tablespoons 30mlChopped fresh sage - plus
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh sage sprigs (large)
2 teaspoons 10mlChopped fresh rosemary
2   Garlic cloves - minced
5   Leeks, white and pale-green parts only - trimmed, and
  Halved lengthwise
1/2 cup 118mlCanned low-salt chicken broth

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place chicken, vinegar, oil, chopped sage, rosemary, and garlic in large bowl; turn chicken to coat.

Arrange leeks and sage sprigs in bottom of 13- by 9- by 2-inch metal baking pan. Set chicken with herb mixture atop leeks. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Pour broth over. Roast chicken until juices run clear when thigh is pierced with a small knife, about 40 minutes. Transfer leeks and chicken to platter and serve.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Bon Appetit, November 2001


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