The chicken in the oven
Prepare a chicken in the oven - it's simple and very tasty. Chicken meat is not only tender and appetizing, but also dietary, rich in nutrients and easily digestible proteins. The recipe for baking chicken in the oven is useful for both a holiday and a daily menu. All these reasons make poultry meat so popular and in demand.
Previously, in order to prepare this dish, you needed a certain culinary skill. For today, housewives can use all sorts of devices that greatly facilitate the cooking process. The most commonly used forms for baking from the polymer, parchment paper, foil and sleeve. They can be cooked without using oil, which, undoubtedly, is a plus for those who save their figure.
All this is sold in any supermarket. The sleeve for baking is a piece of polyethylene, which is fixed at both ends. The chicken is steamed in the hot air formed inside, and turns out juicy and soft. Use this method can be in both a microwave oven and a conventional oven.
Chicken in foil is excellent in combination with vegetables and mushrooms. You can wrap the whole meat in it, or you can lay the bottom of the baking tray. Burning in this case, cooking is completely eliminated.
If you prefer to use the form, it is best to choose a cast iron or ceramic. Then it will warm up gradually and amounts to distribute the heat.
Usually the whole chicken is baked in the sleeve. Legs and wings - in foil, small pieces - in pots or form. Someone chooses a pan, but then, the owner will add work in the kitchen because of the stove stained. This dish has low sides, and the juice spills out during cooking.
Recipe: Chicken in the sleeve
You will need a sleeve with two fixers at both ends. The length of the bag is calculated depending on the size of the chicken. It is necessary that you can create a bag without effort.
- chicken or large size chicken
- garlic — 3 cloves
- pinch of ground cinnamon
- Bay leaf — 2 PCs
- salt and pepper – to taste.
Method of preparation:
- carefully wash the carcass, remove the skin and allow to dry. Do not cut the fat, as it will create juice during cooking;
- prepare the sauce. Connect the mayonnaise and ketchup in such an amount enough to cover the entire chicken whole. Garlic RUB on a fine grater or squeeze pressure to the mixture. Add salt, pepper, sprinkle cinnamon. If you like sour taste, you can put a few drops of vinegar or squeeze a lemon. Everyone has their own preferences, proceed from their tastes and fantasies
- coat the chicken in the resulting sauce (inside too) and leave to marinate for 1-2 hours
- prepare a sleeve. With scissors cut the required length of piece, fasten with one hand. Inside put Bay leaves, and top them chicken. Clip clip the other side of the sleeve
- next is to put the chicken in the form and put in a cold oven. Bake at 160 degrees. Once the sleeve is fully inflated, keep it in the oven for another 40 minutes
- remove the chicken from the oven and cut the sleeve.
Sleeves can differ in their properties and withstand different temperatures. Before using, be sure to read the instructions.
Around the chicken can put the new potatoes. However, if you bake half an hour – until cooked potatoes.
Preparation in this way helps to fully reveal the taste and aroma. In addition, useful properties and vitamins persist. It is also important that in the process, nothing gets dirty.
In a hurry to immediately deploy the chicken after being taken out of the oven. Let it stand in the foil or sleeve for about 10 minutes.