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Roasted Moroccan Spiced Chicken

Cuisine: Moroccan
Type: Poultry
Serves: 2 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 1/2 lbs 1589g / 56ozChicken
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlPepper - fresh grind
4   Garlic cloves
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCinnamon
1   Lemon - halved
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne pepper
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin - ground
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCoriander - ground
3 tablespoons 45mlOlive oil
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlPaprika

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 400F.

Pat chicken dry. Rub with flattened garlic cloves; place garlic in cavity. Squeeze lemon into small bowl; place lemon in cavity. Brush chicken with half of juice.

Mix spices and salt and rub over and inside chicken. Tie legs together. Heat oil in large ovenproof skillet.

Add chicken, breast side up. Add remaining lemon juice to skillet. Baste chicken with an juices. Transfer to oven, and bake until juices run clear. Baste occasionally. Roast about 1 hour.

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