Oven Chicken on the Bottle and Other Holiday Kitchen Recipes
With the approach of the holiday, each hostess carefully thinks out the menu of the holiday table. A lot of complex and beautiful dishes are considered: from salads to drinks. Feast, guests - I want so much to surprise and amaze everyone, and, of course, to please myself and my family with an unforgettable tasty dinner. I offer several chicken dishes that are very popular during the holidays. They claim to be the title of the “main dish of a festive feast”.
Chicken on the bottle in the oven
The favorite dish of housewives, which has been especially popular for many, many years, is one of the most popular dishes on the holiday tables of the Soviet Union. The chicken on the bottle in the oven is an easy-to-prepare dish that does not require large financial expenses and has an unforgettable aroma and delicate flavor. The chicken cooked in this way is notable for its delicate meat and the wonderful crisp crust typical of all dishes cooked on the grill.To prepare the dish “Chicken on the bottle in the oven”, we will need the chicken’s carcass itself, salt and spices, the choice of which is extensive and limited solely by your preferences, the bottle or something that replaces it, for example, a narrow jar or a special A device for cooking such a chicken. The bottle must be clean, without labels. It is necessary to fill it with water at 2/3 of the height and pour spices into it, the smell of which will make our bird soak during cooking.
The chicken should be thoroughly washed, smeared with vegetable oil and a mixture of salt and spices inside and out. As spices, different types of pepper, basil and others will suit your taste. You can use mayonnaise with garlic. The bottle should be put in any dishes, such as a frying pan, which will drain the fat. It also needs to pour a little water, so that the fat does not burn. Put the chicken on the bottle and put the whole building in the oven. You do not need to pre-heat the oven, as the bottle may burst due to temperature changes.It is necessary that the bottle, the water in it, and the bird itself be heated together with the temperature of the oven. The temperature is set at 200 degrees. Cooking time - until a ruddy crust forms and a stunning aroma appears. It will take about an hour. The chicken must be checked for readiness. If the meat is raw, reduce the temperature and continue baking. In parallel with the cooking of chicken, you can prepare a side dish using the pan, where the fat from the poultry flows (you can put the sliced vegetables there - it will be delicious).
Grilled chicken in the oven
The recipe is similar to the previous one, but there is a difference - in the absence of a bottle. Chicken prepared in the same way as in the previous recipe, it is necessary to place on the grid. Under the grate, as well as for the recipe "Chicken on the bottle in the oven", put a pan with water - to prevent burning fat from burning. Thanks to the evaporation of moisture generated by boiling water in the pan, the chicken is more juicy. The oven temperature is 200 degrees. But the cooking time is 20-30 minutes. In the process of baking, the chicken must be turned over and watered with the resulting fat.
Chicken on skewers in the oven
Very interesting and unusual dish that resembles a real kebab in nature. It is prepared not from a whole carcass, but only from bird fillets. For its preparation you will need: chicken fillet, mayonnaise, ketchup, eggs, onions, some olives and marinated champignons, salt and spices.
Before preparing the dish, some preliminary preparation is required: meat cut into cubes of medium size, you must marinate in a mixture of mayonnaise, ketchup salt and spices in the refrigerator for 4 hours. Wooden skewers should be soaked in cold water for 2 hours to avoid fire during cooking. We also need a batter in which our kebabs will be baked. To make it you need to mix a couple of eggs, flour, salt, vegetable oil and spices. The required consistency is like sour cream. On the prepared skewers they string, alternating, meat, onion rings, olives and champignons (if desired, they can be replaced with any vegetables, for example, bell pepper or tomato), and then everything is dipped into batter. Skewers prepared in this way should be placed on a baking sheet greased with vegetable oil.The temperature in the oven is 180 degrees. Cooking time is about 40 minutes.