Honey-Ginger Roasted Chicken
Wonderfully flavored with lemon, honey and ginger, this roasted chicken is so tender it nearly falls off the bone!
1 (5 to 6-pound) whole roasting chicken, cut into serving pieces
2 teaspoons ground ginger - divided use
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup honey
- Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Place chicken pieces in a roasting pan Squeeze the lemon juice over the chicken and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon ginger, salt and pepper.
- Combine the oil, honey and remaining 1 teaspoon ginger and brush the chicken pieces with mixture. Cover tightly with foil and bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until chicken is tender. Remove foil the last 1/2 hour to brown chicken nicely, basting once or twice with the pan juices.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.