Roast Chicken With Minty Green Sauce

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 20 minutes
  • 4 servings

It’s time to cook a whole chicken again, but there is no need to get fancy with it. Get your oven ready! For the sake of simplicity, while the chicken is baking, we’ll prepare a hot and thick buttery sauce with spinach, mint, and parsley.

Ingredients Needed for Roast Chicken With Minty Green Sauce

1 whole chicken
2 tablespoons of olive oil
salt
pepper
3 ounces of butter
2 spring onions, chopped
2 garlic cloves, diced
½ red chili, finely chopped
5 ounces of spinach
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 ounce mint leaves
1 ounce fresh parsley

How to Cook Roast Chicken With Minty Green Sauce

  1. Add the chicken to a baking dish. Coat and rub with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  2. Bake for 1 hour at 360⁰F/180⁰C.
  3. Melt the butter in a pan over low heat. Add the spring onion, garlic, and chili. Stir in and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the spinach. Cook and stir until wilted.
  5. Transfer to a blender and add the vinegar, mint, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper and blend until you have a sauce.
  6. Serve the chicken with green sauce.

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