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Roast chicken with apple and mushrooms

Roast chicken with apple and mushrooms


  • Easy
  • 60 minutes
  • For 4 people
  • € 3 / person
  • 215kcal per 100g.

How to make a roast chicken with apple and mushrooms . I admit it, I love roast chicken in all its forms and preparations, I imagine you have noticed by the number of chicken recipes   you can find on the blog.

I like how easy it is to get a rich and healthy dish with this type of meat. Its price is economical, because it is low in fat, making it light, easy to digest and because it is delicious. That is why roast chicken recipes are a sure hit and a very simple way to get a delicious dish, especially if we accompany it with a garnish that provides flavor and other nutrients.

Today we are going to learn how to prepare a roast chicken on a bed of apples and mushrooms that gives a very interesting counterpoint to the flavor of the roast and that is perfect, for example, with white rice . There is no need to talk about the goodness of chicken. This is a source of protein that also provides little fat. Especially if it is roasted and we are able to resist its crisp-looking skin. As if that were not enough, the chicken provides vitamins of group B. Also selenium, a mineral very beneficial for the immune system and with antioxidant properties.

But above all, roast chicken recipes have the ability to bring the whole family together. Both the little ones and the adults receive with a smile on their mouth those large dishes full of tasty pieces of meat. Let’s not wait any longer, let’s go for that roast chicken with apples and mushrooms.

Preparation of roast chicken with apples and mushrooms

  1. We clean the chicken, removing the remains of feathers and the pieces of fat that it may have. In a large saucepan, heat a finger of extra virgin olive oil.
  2. Brown the chicken pieces in the oil over medium heat, salt and pepper and turn them from time to time
  3. Meanwhile, we chop the mushrooms into small pieces. When the chicken pieces have taken color on both sides, remove them from the oil with a slotted spoon.
  4. We pour the mushrooms in the same oil and stir them until they are no longer raw. As with chicken, it is not necessary to fry completely but only to let them take color.
  5. Chop the onion into small pieces and spread them on the oven tray.
  6. We peel the apples, we remove the core and cut them into sheets as thin as possible. We place them on the onion and add a good jet of virgin olive oil
  7. We place the chicken pieces with space between them so that they are done well and we cover the holes with the mushrooms and the oil in which we have browned them. With the help of a spoon, pour the wine over the entire tray.

Baking and final presentation of roast chicken

  1. With the oven previously hot, it must be preheated to 190 º C.
  2. Bake for 45 minutes in the middle tray with up-down temperature and air.
  3. Each oven is a world and you can vary the temperature. Every 10 minutes we turn the chicken and the garnish, adding white wine if it has dried excessively.
  4. The last 10 minutes we are going to toast the chicken skin and make it super crunchy, we raise it to 200º or 210º C.
  5. Before serving the chicken, let it rest outside the oven. It should be covered with a little aluminum foil for 10 minutes. This rest will give you a special point.
  6. While we bake the chicken we prepare a simple white rice, I leave you all the secrets in this video.
  1. We serve in a platter: first the bed of apples and mushrooms. On top, the chicken pieces, over which we pour a little sauce with the help of a spoon.

In this dish, the known flavor of roast chicken is combined with the sweet touch of apple and the texture of mushrooms. To accompany this recipe I recommend a generous bowl of white rice .

Although as a garnish to accompany this dish it can be a simple mixed salad. Baking potatoes, mushrooms, mashed potatoes  or  microwaved potatoes  that are also perfect for your finger.

You see, something as simple and apparently hackneyed as roast chicken gives us many possibilities. The limit is in our imagination.

You can see all the step by step photos of the recipe for roast chicken with apple and mushrooms   in this album.

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