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Spiced Roast Chicken Recipe

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This Moroccan-spiced roast chicken is seasoned with paprika, cumin, cinnamon and then cooked on a bed of sweet potatoes, cauliflower, and red onions.

PREP TIME: 20 min
COOK TIME: 1 hour
READY TIME: 1 hour 20 min
CALORIES: 129 (per serving)

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  • 1.6 kg (3¼ lb) chicken
  • 60 g (2 oz) butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 star anise
  • 4 cardamom pods, bruised
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled


1 Halve chicken by cutting down backbone and breastbone. Place chicken halves on sheets of baking paper.

2 Combine butter, soy sauce and honey and brush well over chicken. Top chicken with cinnamon sticks, star anise, cardamom and garlic.

3 Fold paper over chicken and seal. Place chicken in a baking dish and bake in a preheated 200°C (400°F) oven for 35 minutes or until chicken is tender and cooked through.


Calories: 129.5 Kcal
Fat: 2.2 g
Cholesterol: 41.2 mg
Sodium: 2,449.6 mg
Potassium: 417.7 mg
Carbs: 10.2 g
Protein: 18.7 g
Vitamin A: 44.8 %
Vitamin B-12: 4.5 %
Vitamin B-6: 45.7 %
Vitamin C: 12.0 %