Roast chicken with soy and plums

We’ve taken the hassle out of menu planning with this easy-to-prepare family meal.
 
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Recipe from: 24 August 2015
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 45 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 1
    whole chicken
  • 2
    onions, cut into wedges
  • 5
    ml
    honey
  • 50
    ml
    soy sauce
  • 2
    cloves
    garlic
  • 6
    ripe plums, halved and pitted
  • COUSCOUS:
  • 450
    ml
    chicken stock
  • 5
    ml
    cinnamon
  • 5
    ml
    ground coriander
  • 200
    ml
    couscous
  • 1
    packet baby spinach leaves
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
Stuff half an onion into the chicken cavity. Place the chicken into a greased roasting pan. Add remaining onion wedges to the pan.

Mix the honey, soy and garlic together. Spread all over the chicken. Turn the chicken breast side down. Roast in a preheated oven for 30 minutes. Turn the chicken over and add the plums. Continue to roast until the chicken is cooked through.

Couscous:

Heat the stock in a saucepan. Add the cinnamon and coriander. Add the couscous. Stir well. Switch the heat off. Add the spinach leaves and cover with a lid. Leave to stand for five minutes. Stir and season to taste.

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