Yield:

2 portions

Prep:

10 min.

Bake:

75 min.

Oktoberfest Grillhendl

Oktoberfest Roasted Chicken

There would not be a German fair without roasted chicken. In 2017 more than 500.000 chicken were served at the Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany.

Recipe

Oktoberfest Roasted Chicken

Angela Schofield
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Bavarian, German
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 1 whole free range chicken
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup dark beer
  • 2 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1 tsp. coarse pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp. celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp. ground rosmary

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Clean chicken and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
  • Mix spices, with melted butter, oil and beer.
  • Rub chicken with mixture inside and out.
  • Wash bunch of parsley and lay into the chicken.
  • Place breast side up on a rack in a roasting pan.
  • Bake uncovered, brush every 20 min. with the remaining spice-butter-oil mixture until golden brown, to a minimum internal temperature of 180 F.

Serving Tip:

Traditionally served with potato salad or a Kaiser roll.