*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
               ROAST CHICKEN WITH LEMON ZEST AND GREEN OLIVE2
 
 Recipe By     : 
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Poultry                          Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       tb           Olive oil
    6       lb           Whole chickens
    2       ts           Ground ginger
    1       t            Paprika
    2                    Bay leaves, crumbled
    2                    Cloves garlic, minced
    1       lg           Onion, chopped
      1/2   c            Minced parsley
      1/2   c            Minced cilantro
      1/4   ts           Saffron, optional
                         Salt
                         Freshly ground pepper
                         Water or chicken stock
    6       oz           Can pitted green olives,
                         -drained
    2                    Lemons -- julienned zest of
 
   Heat olive oil in Dutch oven or roasting pan and place
   chickens, breast down in pan.
   
   Combine ginger, paprika, bay leaves, garlic, onion,
   parsley, cilantro and saffron in bowl.  Spread mixture
   over chickens and season to taste with salt and
   pepper. Add enough water to cover chickens halfway.
   Place over high heat and bring to boil.
   
   Remove pan from heat and place in 400-degree oven.
   Bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.  Turn chickens and
   continue baking until very tender and golden brown,
   about 30 minutes.
   
   Transfer chickens to serving platter.  Place pan on
   stove top and heat remaining juices to boil.  Add
   olives and lemon zest. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5
   minutes. Spoon sauce over chickens and serve. Makes
   about 8 servings.
   
   Each serving contains about:  419 calories; 256 mg
   sodium; 130 mg cholesterol; 28 grams fat; 2 grams
   carbohydrates; 33 grams protein; 0.23 gram fiber.
   
   from 12/17/92 Los Angeles Times Food Section,
   “Hanukkah: The Miracle of the Olive”
   
   Food & Wine RT [*] Category 2, Topic 13 Message 174
   Sun Dec 27, 1992 DOT [Dot]                    at 13:43
   EST
   
   MM by QBTOMM and Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS,
   CI$ 71511,2253, GT Cookbook echo moderator at net/node
   004/005
  
 
 
                    - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -