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Roast chicken with dark beer

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Roast chicken with dark beer


  • Place a pan over medium-high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Coarsely chop the onions, finely chop the garlic and add them to the pan along with some thyme.
  • Sauté until nicely caramelized.
  • Preheat the oven to 180* C (350* F) set to fan.
  • Wash the baby potatoes, cut them in half leaving the peel on, and transfer to a baking pan.
  • To the pan with the onions and garlic, add 500 g of dark beer, the corn starch balsamic vinegar, honey, salt and pepper. Set the rest of the beer in the can aside.
  • Remove from heat, add to the baking pan with the potatoes and mix thoroughly.
  • Make a space in the middle of the baking pan and place the can with the rest of the beer in it.
  • Stuff the rosemary and thyme sprigs in the can.
  • To the chicken, add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and 1pepper. Spread over the surface of the chicken to coat.
  • Place the chicken standing straight up over the beer can (to help keep it up) so that it roasts evenly.
  • Roast for 1 ½ hour.
  • When ready, remove from oven, remove the beer can, and cut the chicken into portions.
  • Remove the baby potatoes from the pan and set aside.
  • Serve the chicken with the potatoes and sauce. Sprinkle with fresh oregano and rosemary.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
21 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
13 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
10 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
16 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
14 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
76 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
21 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
8 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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