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Roast balsamic chicken with garlic bread sauce

roast balsamic chicken with garlic bread sauce
2H 15M


Garlic bread sauce


1.Rinse chicken under cold water. Pat dry inside and out with absorbent paper. Combine vinegar, mustard and oil in large bowl, add chicken; turn to coat chicken in marinade. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours.
2.Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced).
3.Place chicken in large baking dish; reserve marinade. Place one rosemary sprig into chicken cavity. Tie legs together with kitchen string; season. Roast, uncovered, about 1½ hours or until cooked through, basting with reserved marinade. Add tomatoes to the dish for the last 10 minutes of cooking time.
4.To make garlic bread sauce; bring garlic, bay leaves and milk to the boil in small saucepan. Remove from heat, stand 30 minutes. Strain milk mixture, discard solids; return milk mixture to same pan. Stir in breadcrumbs and butter; cook, stirring, over low heat, about 10 minutes or until thick. Add cream, stir until heated through; season to taste.
5.Tuck thyme and remaining rosemary between drumsticks; serve chicken with sauce and tomatoes.

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