Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken With Potatoes and Onions

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken , mc2creativeliving.com

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken With Potatoes and Onions

Not only is this chicken crispy on the outside and juicy on inside, but look at it! Isn’t it gorgeous! This chicken is so appetizing!!!!! Of course, you all know that chicken is my all time favourite protein.

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken , mc2creativeliving.com

The herb butter under the skin makes the meat so flavourful and moist. The bread and parmesan crust on top make the skin so perfectly crispy and bursting with flavour! I have used a whole chicken, but you can use chicken legs as well.


Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken , mc2creativeliving.com

The chicken is cooked on a rack, with onions and potato wedges underneath. The fat of the chicken will slowly drip on those veggies infusing them with wonderful flavour. You can use any kind of veggie you like, carrots, leaks, rutabaga, use what you have on hand.

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken, mc2creativeliving.com

This recipe is easy to make, simply mix the butter, garlic and herbs. Using your fingers , slide the herb butter under the chicken skin, pushing it all the way in under the breast and thighs. In a bowl mix the bread crumbs and parmesan cheese together. Sprinkle all over the chicken, making sure the entire chicken is covered. Cook on top of the veggies.

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken , mc2creativeliving.com

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Chicken With Potatoes and Onions
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 whole chicken (butterflied)
  • 3 tbsp of soft butter
  • 1/4 tsp of provincial herbs
  • 1 clove of garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup of Italian bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 2 onions (cut in wedges)
  • 6 potatoes (cut in wedges)
  • 3 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp of dried parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Directions
  1. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels.
  2. Place the chicken on a rack.
  3. In a small bowl, mix the butter with the garlic and herbs.
  4. Using you fingers, loosen the skin on the chicken and slide in the butter mixture under the skin.
  5. Sprinkle the parsley over the chicken.
  6. In another bowl, mix the bread crumbs and parmesan cheese together.
  7. Sprinkle the mixture all over the chicken making sure it is all covered.
  8. In a roasting pan, place the potatoes and onions.
  9. Drizzle the olive oil over the veggies and salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Place the rack with the chicken, in the roasting pan over the veggies.
  11. Bake in a preheated oven at 400F for about 1 hour.
  12. Using a meat thermometer make sure the internal temperature reaches 180F.