Friday, September 30, 2011

Herb and Olive Oil Rubbed Roast Whole Chicken

It was another one of those days. You know, with ballet, a produce CSA pickup, raining like crazy and a cranky sick baby.

So dinner had to be fast and furious.

Enter an olive oil and herb rubbed roasted whole chicken!

There's no real measurements for this one - you just open your cupboard and dump some stuff on the chicken, rub it in and walk away.


The Tools:

- 6 qt. crockpot

- Whole Chicken (mine was 4 lbs. and was that sort of defrosted state you get after leaving it in the back of the fridge in the coldest area for a day)
- Several "glugs" of olive oil
- Around ten vigorous shakes from the herb bottles of your choosing. I tend to go for thyme and rosemary.

The Process:

Put the chicken in the crockpot.

Dump the other ingredients over it.

Rub it all in the chicken.

Cook on low for 8-9 hours, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.


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