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Indian Spiced Roast Chicken

Indian Spiced Roast Chicken

An Indian spice inspired roast chicken, infused with ginger, garlic and onion.
Course Dinner
Cuisine Indian Inspired
Keyword butter chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 4
Author Barry C. Parsons

Ingredients

  • 3-4 pound whole chicken
  • 1 tbsp powdered ginger
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp powdered garlic
  • 1 tbsp yellow curry powder
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 slices ginger root 1/4 inch thick
  • 3 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 1/2 small red onion

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Place the onions, garlic and ginger into the cavity of the chicken.
  3. Mix the spices, salt and pepper with the olive oil.
  4. Brush or rub the spice mix all over the exterior of the chicken.
  5. Roast, uncovered on a rack for about 1 1/2 hours, until the internal temperature of the chicken reaches 170 degrees F on a meat thermometer.
  6. Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes after it comes out of the oven before carving and serving.