Baparapi Kitchen

Spiced Caribbean roast chicken

Ingredients

Getting it done:

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr30min  ›  Extra time:10min resting  ›  Ready in:1hr55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 170 C / Gas 3.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the lime juice, rum and dark brown soft sugar; set aside. Mix together the cayenne pepper, clove, cinnamon, ginger, pepper, salt and thyme leaves. Brush the chicken with oil, then coat with the spice mixture.
  3. Place in a roasting tin, and bake about 90 minutes, until the juices run clear. Baste the chicken with the lime-rum mixture every 20 minutes while it’s cooking. Allow chicken to rest for 10 minutes before carving.

Difficulty:

MEDIUM

Time:

1 hour 55 min

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An otherwise typical roast chicken is given a Caribbean makeover with rum, lime juice and an array of spices.

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