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Roast chicken with panzanella salad

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For the marinade

  • Finely chop the garlic and transfer to a mortar. Add the paprika, cumin seeds, cayenne pepper and coriander seeds. Grind until they completely break down.
  • Add the bouillon cube, vinegar, orange juice, honey, pepper and salt. Mix until all of the ingredients are completely combined.

For the chicken

  • Cut away the spine from the chicken and discard. Open the chicken like a butterfly and place in a baking pan.
  • Spread the marinade over the chicken and place the bay leaves, cinnamon, star anise and quartered orange under the chicken.
  • Refrigerate for 6-12 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Remove baking pan from refrigerator and cover with parchment paper and aluminum foil.
  • Roast for 1 hour, then remove coverings and roast for another 30 minutes.

For panzanella salad

  • Place a pan over heat.
  • Cut the potatoes into large pieces and transfer to a bowl.
  • Chop the tomatoes into uneven pieces, thinly slice the onion, thinly slice the cucumber and then cut into half-moon shapes. Add them all to the bowl.
  • Add the olives, feta broken up into pieces, olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Cut the bread into pieces and place in a hot pan along with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Toast on both sides.
  • Remove and transfer to bowl.
  • Place the same pan over heat.
  • Cut the chicken into portions and add the juice from the baking pan to the pan.
  • Allow it to boil until it thickens and pour sauce over bread.
  • Add the chicken, thyme and basil. Serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
20 %


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)
29 %

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)
28 %

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)
9 %


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)
18 %


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)
52 %


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)
11 %


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)
27 %


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.

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

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